Climate Change and the Future of CaliforniaApril 6, 2016 at 78:30 p.m.

Time: April 6, 2016 at 78:30 p.m.
Location:Olin 103

Climate Change and the Future of California

Dr. David Sedlak, Malozemoff Professor in Mineral Engineering, Co-director of Berkeley Water Center, and Director of Institute for Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE). He will offer solutions and discuss the challenges California is facing providing adequate water resources to agricultural and urban areas under a warming climate and severe drought conditions.. Dr. Sedlak was a speaker at the 2009 Nobel Conference. Dr. Sedlak's book Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource is based on a concept that he developed during conversations with fellow presenters and attendees at the 2009 Nobel Conference.

Dr. Sedlak was on campus in the summer of 2014 as a Drs. Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell Professor. He returns to campus this spring to continue his connection with Gustavus students and faculty. The Rydell Professorship is a scholar-in-residence program designed to bring Nobel laureates and similarly distinguished scholars to the Gustavus campus as catalysts for enhancing learning and teaching. It was established in 1995 by Drs. Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell of Minnetonka, Minn., to give students, staff, and alumni the opportunity to learn from and interact with leading scholars.

Event if free and open to the public and will be shown live and archived at

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