Richard Somerville frequently speaks to audiences from the business, government and academic communities, as well as to the broader public.

On April 18, 2012, a public conversation on climate change took place at the University of California, San Diego. Richard Somerville and his colleague Veerabhadran Ramanathan shared the stage with the Dalai Lama. A video recording of the event is at the following link (Somerville begins speaking at about the 17 minute mark):

UCSD.TV Show ID 20669


On January 4, 2012, at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society in New Orleans, Richard Somerville spoke on John Tyndall, the Irish physicist who did pioneering laboratory experiments in London in the mid-1800s. Tyndall showed that carbon dioxide and certain other gases absorb infrared energy and can thus strongly affect climate change. The audio recording and slides of Somerville's lecture are at the following link:

CONFEX.COM Recording ID 19273

These documents and images may be used for Richard Somerville’s speaking events, media interviews, etc.

PDF: Richard Somerville Biography
PDF: Richard Somerville Curriculum Vitae

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   (Photos 1-3 credit: Sylvia Bal Somerville)

   (Photo 4 credit: Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished

    Visitor Program, Singapore)


This three-part television interview was recorded in New York City's Central Park in 2010 by ABC News (Bill Blakemore):
VIDEO LINK: Four Big Questions of Global Warming
VIDEO LINK: Disinformation and Medical Metaphors for Climate Change
VIDEO LINK: Our Global Warming Game of Chicken