Episode 111: SEG’s position on climate change

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with John Bradford on SEG’s recent statement on climate change. John led the Climate Change Task Force charged with creating a statement for SEG. The SEG Board adopted the position statement in a unanimous vote during its January 2021 meeting.

In this conversation, John provides an overview of SEG’s position on climate change, the role geophysics plays in achieving a net-zero-carbon future, and solutions available to address the current climate change. This is an important conversation on the future of the Earth and geophysicists’ role to address climate change.

Seismic Soundoff · 111: SEG’s position on climate change

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About the SEG’s Climate Change Task Force

The statement was developed by a Climate Change Task Force led by John Bradford, an SEG past president, along with David Lumley and Maria Angela Capello, current SEG Board of Directors members. Bradford is Vice President for Global Initiatives and Professor of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines. Lumley is a Professor, Cecil and Ida Green Endowed Chair in Geophysics, and Director of the Seismic Imaging and Inversion Lab at the University of Texas at Dallas. Cav. Capello is a distinguished geophysicist with extensive industry and professional-society experience and is the lead author of the “Geophysical Sustainability Atlas: Mapping geophysics to the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” which appeared in the January 2021 issue of SEG’s publication The Leading Edge.


This episode is sponsored by TGS

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Original music by Zach Bridges.

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This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary of 51 features, LLC. Thank you to the SEG podcast team: Ted Bakamjian, Jennifer Crockett, Ally McGinnis, and Mick Swiney.
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