[PCC 586] Dale Jamieson (NYU): "Geoengineering as a Response to Climate Change: An Urgent Problem Meets a Bad Concept"

Start Date/Time: Wednesday, January 05, 2011, 3:30 PM
Ending Date/Time: Wednesday, January 05, 2011, 5:30 PM
Location: Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall

Speaker: Dale Jamieson, Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of Environmental Studies, New York University
Title: Geoengineering as a Response to Climate Change: An Urgent Problem Meets a Bad Concept

To be preceded by an introduction to the science by Tom Ackerman, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Director of the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, from the University of Washington

Note: reception to follow 5:30-6:30, Walker-Ames room

This seminar is being offered as part of this winter's interdisciplinary seminar series exploring the interfaces between the scientific concepts, engineering viability, policy and governance issues, and ethical questions surrounding the deliberate modification of the Earth's climate system (geoengineering).

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