Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room
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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, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; 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.
The Earth Institute presents the third in the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series on Technology Policy and Global Warming, with Richard Nelson, Bhaven Sampat, Elliott Sclar, and Nickolas J. Themelis.
In recent years, 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.
Throughout the year, the Sustainable Development Seminar Series will bring together Earth Institute faculty members and research scientists working across disciplines to address and communicate the major challenges of sustainable development. Throughout the year, the Sustainable Development Seminar Series will bring together Earth Institute faculty members and research scientists working across disciplines to address and communicate the major challenges of sustainable development.
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