Dr. Yasuo Onishi participates in a joint National Academies of Sciences’ workshop on “Climate Change, Regional Consequences and Management Measures”

2009.12.02 Yashuo Onishi

Yasuo Onishi/December 2, 2009

The (U.S.) National Academies of Sciences invited Dr. Yasuo Onishi to participate in a joint National Academies of Sciences’ workshop on “Climate Change, Regional Consequences and Management Measures,” held in Washington D.C. on December 2 ~ 3, 2009. Eight scientists each from the (U.S.) National Academies of Sciences and Ukraine Academy of Sciences will participate in this climate change workshop. The Ukrainian Government asked Ukraine Academy of Sciences to advice on climate change impacts and requested it to consult with international expertise. The aim of workshop is to examine whether extreme weather events and devastating floods, etc. can be foreseen in light of the climate change, and to advice the government on policies, e.g., those on preparedness and infrastructure.

Posted by: Yasuo Onishi Date: December 2, 2009