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Friday 01 Oct 2021Dr Kate Marvel: Climate, clouds and communication talk

Dr Kate Marvel -

Online 16:00-17:30

Dr Kate Marvel is a high profile physicist and climate scientist who, whilst building a research career in climate science, became a well-known climate communicator through various writings, a TED talk and outreach on Twitter. Kate’s career has so far spanned researching policy relevant science issues at Stanford, wind power at the Carnegie Institute, fingerprinting the human influence in precipitation change at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and climate forcings and feedbacks at Columbia University and NASA GISS. Most recently, Kate teaches Dynamics of Climate Variability and Change at Columbia University. Kate’s communication efforts started with a blog, but have included high profile writing in Scientific America and the book/project ‘All We Can Save’ as well as high profile interviews with Time magazine, the New York Times and Rolling Stone magazine. Kate gave a TED Talk on clouds and climate change in 2017 which has had over 1.3 million views. 


We are delighted that Kate will join us to talk about her work and journey in science and climate communication as part of the University of Exeter Inspiring Seminar Series. After a short talk from Kate, the main part of the meeting will be composed of an interview with a Women in Climate host for which we will invite submissions for questions in advance of the meeting. If you wish to submit questions ahead of the event please submit these using our online form


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