National Geographic Explorer Intan Suci Nurhati’s talk in Climate Conversations series looks at her recent research work on monitoring plastic waste in the environment and the rising tide of pandemic-driven plastic waste. She will highlight issues of plastics being the dominant land-derived waste and how local actions matter in plastics management.
Intan Suci Nurhati is a paleoclimate scientist and paleoceanographer at the Research Center for Oceanography of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). Her research unlocks changes in the tropical climate and oceans over the past centuries such as ocean warming and acidification by studying the geochemical composition of reef-building corals.
Nurhati has received multiple awards including UN IOC-WESTPAC Best Young Scientist Award (2014) and LIPI Young Scientist Award (2018). She is involved in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a lead author in the Sixth Assessment Report. An avid science communicator, she has given TEDxJakarta and UNESCO Masterclass Series talks.
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When: 20 Oct 2020, 5pm