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Summer Speaker Series: “Climate Change Impacts on Texas” presented by Dr. Jay Banner
July 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dr. Jay Banner, University of Texas, “Climate change impacts on Texas: Looking at the past and to an unprecedented future”
Jay Banner is the F. M. Bullard Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences, and Director of the Environmental Science Institute. His research interests center on climate and hydrologic processes, how they are preserved in the geologic record, and how human activity affects the sustainability of water resources. His teaching interests include sustainability, environmental science, and environmental isotope geochemistry. K-12 and public outreach programs include the Hot Science – Cool Talks Outreach Series and the Scientist in Residence program, which partners STEM graduate-student researchers with K-12 teachers. Current and recent projects include Planet Texas 2050 and the Fourth National Climate Assessment.