Week 2: Climate Risk Interactions in Agriculture and Food Systems

October 14th, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PT

Description: This session focuses on compounding, cascading, and teleconnected risks that are either directly or indirectly attributed to climate change. Speakers will explore the multidimensional risk interactions between climate change and wildfire, water scarcity, air/soil pollution, fertilizer pollution, public health (including COVID-19), urban sprawl, wildlife conservation, groundwater management, etc. 

Session Chairs: Erwan Monier, UC Davis, Michael Cahn, UC Davis

Session Speakers: 

Nathan Mueller, Assistant Professor, Departments of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability & Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University

Isaya Kisekka, UC Davis

Carl Evers, COO Western Region, Hancock Farmland Services

*Presentation not available for distribution. Please join Wednesday's session to watch. For a redacted version of the powerpoint, you may contact Carl Evers.

June Spector, University of Washington

Kent Pinkerton, Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Professor of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis

Final Group Q&A Discussion