The 2011 Harvard Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium, "Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science, and Policy" brought together internationally renowned researchers to address the state of our current knowledge of climate science and courses of action that might lie ahead in addressing human-induced climate change.
As governments around the world debate steps to slow emissions of greenhouse gases that cause climate change, scientists like Susan Solomon are peering into the future and reaching an uncomfortable conclusion. Solomon was among several speakers at Radcliffe for the Institute's annual science symposium.
While many analysts focused on Superstorm Sandy’s intensity, Harvard's Daniel P. Schrag found Hurricane Sandy’s path rather than its power most intriguing. Water and its role in climate change was the subject of Schrag’s Radcliffe Institute lecture, “Wetter Weather: Water on a Changing Planet.”