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Are Hurricane Risk Models Dangerously Out of Date?

Join us on Tuesday, September 19, at 11am EST for an interactive online discussion with Kerry Emanuel, a professor of atmospheric science at MIT and a leading hurricane forecaster.

The conversation will explore what role climate change may have played in recent major hurricanes like Irma and Harvey, and how scientists are working to improve forecasting for extreme weather events.

September 15, 2017

Kerry Emanuel, a professor of atmospheric science at MIT and a leading hurricane forecaster, will participate in a free MIT Technology Review webinar at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, September 19. James Temple, our senior editor for energy, will moderate the discussion.

Please RSVP here, and you will receive a reminder just before the event commences.

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The conversation will explore what role climate change may have played in recent major hurricanes like Irma and Harvey, how scientists are working to improve forecasting for extreme weather events, and the importance of updating our risk models to account for growing climate dangers.

Viewers will have an opportunity to submit questions as well. Please join us for this fascinating and timely conversation with Kerry Emanuel.

Webinar sign up info:

This online event is free and open to anyone, and available over a desktop or mobile connection (Chrome browser required).

Remember to RSVP here, and you will receive a reminder before the event gets under way.