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Sustainability Project Events: Overview

  • Chuck Redman, Transforming the Silos: Creating a School of Sustainability- The founding director of Arizona State University's School of Sustainability, will discuss his current work at ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability and teaching in the School of Sustainability, which is educating a new generation of leaders through collaborative learning, transdisciplinary approaches, and problem-oriented training to address the environmental, economic, and social challenges of the 21st Century.
    November 28th, 2012
    Buttrick Hall, room 101 (Map)
  • Billy Parrish, founder of Energy Action Coalition, co-author of Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money & Community in a Changing World.
    January 31st, 2013
    Location BT 102
  • Climate Change, Anti-Environmentalism, and American Politics
    February 8, 2013, 12pm-5:30pm
    Buttrick Hall, room 123 (Map)

12-1pm Bill Ruddiman, University of Virginia: "Climate Science and Climate Skeptics" Introduction by George Hornberger (EES, CEE, VIEE) and discussion moderated by Jonathan Gilligan (EES, VIEE)

1-2pm Anthony Leiserowitz, Yale University: "Climate Change Skepticism, Climategate, and Public Opinion" Discussant and moderator: Amanda Carrico (VIEE)

2-2:15pm Break

2:15-3:15pm Aaron M. McCright, Michigan State: "The Conservative Movement and Climate Politics" Discussant and moderator: Joe Bandy (Sociology, CFT)

3:15-4:15pm Timmons Roberts, Brown University "No Talk but Some Walk: Obama Administration Rhetoric on Climate Change and International Climate Spending" Discussant: David Hess (Sociology, VIEE). Moderator: James Fraser (Peabody, VIEE)

4:15-5:00 Wrap-up discussion

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