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Public Lecture - Meeting the Decarbonization Goals of the UN Climate Changes Conference in Paris: COP21
17 Feb 2016
Climate changes might have detrimental effect on mankind. To tackle this threat, 195 countries adopted a challenging targets of decarbonisation in the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015. Many experts considered that these targets cannot be achieved without new technologies. In this lecture, Prof Frank Shu will share the new technology developed by his team which can be used to meet the UN decarbonisation goals.
Professor Shu is a University Professor Emeritus of University of California at Berkeley and San Diego, a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Academia Sinica in Taiwan. In 2009, Professor Shu was awarded the Shaw Prize in recognition of his outstanding life-time contributions to theoretical astronomy.
This Public Lecture is co-hosted by The Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong and the Kadoorie Institute of The University of Hong Kong. Participation is free of charge and is open to the public. Light refreshment will be served at 4:00 pm before the lecture starts.
More information can be found form the website of the Lecture: http://www.kadinst.hku.hk/publiclecture5.html
Registration can be made through this website: http://goo.gl/forms/w3O6fysNC8
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