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Climate Change and the Challenges to Democracy

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Synopsis: This talk explores the uneasy interaction between climate change and democracy, particularly liberal democracy.
Start Time: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 12:30 PM
End Time: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:00 PM
Location: Marine Sciences Building
Address: 71 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: Alampi Room
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Dr. Dale Jamieson, Professor, Environmental Studies & Philosophy, NYU
Sponsor: Co-sponsored by Human Ecology & Institute of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://humeco.rutgers.edu/Documents_PDF/seminars/Dale%20Jamieson_April17_2018_updated.pdf
Contact Name: Kristen Goodrich
Contact Email: ker12@sebs.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-9203
Additional Information: Dale Jamieson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, Affiliated Professor of Law, Affiliated Professor of Medical Ethics at New York University, and Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia.   Jamieson is the author of Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed-- and What It Means For Our Future (Oxford, 2014), Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2008),  Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature (Oxford, 2002), and most recently, Love in the Anthropocene (OR, 2015), a collection of short stories and essays written with the novelist, Bonnie Nadzam. Discerning Experts: The Practices of Scientific Assessments for Environmental Policy, co-authored with Michael Oppenheimer, Naomi Oreskes and others, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in 2019.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Alumni,  General Public