Petra Tschakert, associate professor of geography at Penn State, conducting research on climate change adaptation with rural communities in Ghana. Her research involves innovative methods for co-learning between scientists and citizens who experience a changing climate, including community videos of changing landscapes, interviews, village-level recording of rainfall, explaining global and local drivers of climate change (like emissions and deforestation), and concrete adaptation strategies like building storage facilities for crops like cassava and yam.
Petra Tschakert, associate professor of geography at Penn State, conducting research on climate change adaptation with rural communities in Ghana. Her research involves innovative methods for co-learning between scientists and citizens who experience a changing climate, including community videos of changing landscapes, interviews, village-level recording of rainfall, explaining global and local drivers of climate change (like emissions and deforestation), and concrete adaptation strategies like building storage facilities for crops like cassava and yam.
Petra Tschakert, associate professor of geography at Penn State, conducting research on climate change adaptation with rural communities in Ghana. Her research involves innovative methods for co-learning between scientists and citizens who experience a changing climate, including community videos of changing landscapes, interviews, village-level recording of rainfall, explaining global and local drivers of climate change (like emissions and deforestation), and concrete adaptation strategies like building storage facilities for crops like cassava and yam.

Penn State faculty, acting as “scientific diplomats,” part of international report on climate change

April 19, 2014 12:22 AM

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