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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.


Ron Sass talk 2014

Global Change By Humans: Narrowing Choices For Our Future Climate

Monday, Nov. 3, 7:00 pm

Memorial Dr. United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall, 12955 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77079 (1/2 mile west of Beltway 8).

Ron Sass, Ph D., A Shell Center for Sustainability Advisor, and Fellow of Climate Change at James Baker Institute of Public Policy, Rice University, will speak about new data relating to climate issues. Dr. Sass is lauded for his work with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), helping to establish guidelines and values for national greenhouse gas inventories throughout the world. The IPCC is the global organization coordinating the efforts of more than 2,000 climate scientists from 154 countries. It reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant to the understanding of climate change. There is no charge for the event.