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Technology Policy and Global Warming

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Technology Policy and Global Warming

The threat of global climate change has come to be seen as one of the most serious confronting the world's societies. New technologies need to be developed, as well as improvement of existing ones. The Sustainable Development Seminar Series brings together Earth Institute faculty members and research scientists working across disciplines to address and communicate the major challenges of sustainable development.

Sponsor: The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Wednesday, November 28, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

Speakers: Richard Nelson, George Blumenthal Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Business and Law - School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University & Director, Program on Science, Technology and Global Development, The Earth Institute; Bhaven Sampat, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management - Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health; Elliott Sclar, Professor of Urban Planning, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development - The Earth Institute, Columbia University, and Nickolas J. Themelis, Director, Earth Engineering Center, Earth Institute, Stanley-Thompson Professor Emeritus, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Henry Krumb School of Mines - Columbia University.

RSVP: Earth Institute This event is FREE and open to the REGISTERED public. For further information regarding this event, please contact Pamela Vreeland, pvreeland@ei.columbia.edu

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