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Climate Science Webinar

Objective: This webinar aims to provide an update on the science of climate change in respect of extreme heat, precipitation, tropical cyclone and storm surge, etc.
Date & Time: 17 December 2022 (Saturday), 10:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m. Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
Language: English
Format: Online via Zoom
Agenda: Welcome address
 Dr C M CHENG, Director of Hong Kong Observatory

Keynote speech – Latest development in climate science
 Prof Gabriel LAU, Senior Scholar, Princeton University

CARE2022 major outcomes / recommendations
 Prof Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Climate projections for Hong Kong
 Mr S M LEE, Senior Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory

How much shall we prepare for storm surges fueled by climate change
 Prof Jimmy FUNG, Associate Provost, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Using computer models to investigate how climate warming affects extreme weather in Hong Kong
 Prof Francis TAM, Earth System Science Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Understanding of urban overheating and its heat impact – an experience from Hong Kong
 Dr Chao REN, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Tropical cyclones, floods and impact under climate change
 Prof Jianfeng LI, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University

Concluding remarks
 Ms Sandy SONG, Assistant Director of Hong Kong Observatory
Online registration: Link for registration
  1. Registration deadline: noon, 9 December 2022 (Friday).
  2. Registration is accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.
  3. Applicants must provide his/her Display Name in Zoom and a valid email address for registration.
  4. A confirmation email and the link to the webinar will be sent to successful applicants.
  5. Participants must join the webinar with the Display Name they provided for registration.
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