Greenhouse 2015

Australia’s leading climate change science conference – Greenhouse 2015 – will be held in Hobart from 27-30 October 2015.

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The conference will focus on Southern Ocean and Antarctic science, and the implications for regional and global climate change and will attract leading climate scientists, policy makers and government and industry representatives.

There will be presentations on ocean warming and ocean chemistry, changes to El Niño under climate change, sea-level rise and tropical cyclone projections. Also discussed will be rainfall and water management, climate extremes including heat waves, and climate changes across the Pacific.

Keynote speakers at Greenhouse 2015 will include:

Prof Andrew Holmes, President, Australian Academy of Science
Dr Pep Canadell, CSIRO and Global Carbon Project
Dr Helen Cleugh, CSIRO and NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub
Prof Richard Coleman, Deputy Director, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Prof Dave Frame, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Prof Andy Pitman, Macquarie University
Dr Tas van Ommen, Australian Antarctic Division

The Hon. Greg Hunt, Federal Minister for the Environment; and the Hon. Matthew Groom, Tasmanian Minister for State Growth, Energy, Environment, Parks and Heritage will both address the conference.

Author and media personality, Peter FitzSimons, will present a talk on Antarctic exploration, entitled 'Mawson and the ice men of the heroic age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen'.

Greenhouse 2015 is the 8th in a series of Australasian climate change science conferences that began in the 1980s.

Greenhouse 2015 is organised by CSIRO. The Tasmanian Government is a sponsor.

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