Fall 2007 EarthTalks Series: "Climate Change"

 

- a lecture series sponsored by the Earth & Environmental Systems Institute, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences, the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, the Environment and Natural Resources Institute, the EMS Energy Institute, and the College of Agricultural Sciences - All talks are open to the public and are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on Mondays in 112 Walker Building

EarthTalk Seminars by date

Date Speaker Presentation
Sept 10 Nancy Tuana
Director of the Rock Ethics Institute, Professor of Philosophy

Klaus Keller
Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Penn State University
"Ethical Dimensions of Geoengineering"
Sept 17 Michael Mann
Associate Professor of Meteorology, Penn State University
"The Science of Climate Change"
Sept 24 Steve Maruszewski
Deputy Associate Vice President for Physical Plant
"Penn State's Carbon Footprint"
Oct 1 Fan Zhang
Assistant Professor of Energy Policy and Economics, Penn State University
"Taxation vs. regulation as a CO2 control policy"
Oct 8 Klaus Lackner
Professor of Geophysics, Columbia University
"CO2 Sequestration"
Oct 15 Carl Hess/Mark Whitfield
State College Borough Govt.
"Local Government Approaches to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
Oct 22 Klaus Keller
Assistant. Professor of Geosciences, Penn State University

Art Small
Associate. Professor of Meteorology, Penn State University

Jim Kasting
Professor of Geosciences, Penn State University
"Economic discounting and the Stern Review"
Nov 12 Damon Matthews
Asst. Professor of Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University, Montreal Quebec
"Geoengineering"
Nov 12 Alan Robock
Professor of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
"Smoke and Mirrors: Is Geoengineering a Solution to Global Warming?"
Nov 26 Kathleen McGinty
Secretary, PA Dept. of Environmental Protection
"To Be Announced"
Dec 3 Bill Easterling
Dean of College of Earth & Mineral Sciences, Penn State University
"Title to be Determined"

 

Co-sponsored by the Earth & Environmental Systems Institute and Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment