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Disruptive Environments Conference

Disruptive Environments: Academics, Activists, and Journalists in Conversation, was a two-day conference, held on April 10-11, 2008 at the MIT Museum. The conference focused on creating conversations among journalists, activists, and scholars from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences on interrelated environmental themes: climate change, environmental justice and health, ecological restoration and remediation. Conceived primarily by graduate students and faculty in the doctoral program of History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society, the conference aimed to engage MIT faculty and students, colleagues from other Boston-based institutions and beyond, and members of the general public. The goal of the conference was to create new avenues of interaction, develop better tools to conceptualize environmental questions, and inspire novel forms of action.


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Toxic Worlds

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Politics of Risk, Knowledge and Environmental HealthPanelists: Devra Davis, Cheryl Johnson, Jason CorburnModerator: Pete SpottsFriday, April 11, 2008

Communicating Climate Change, Quest...

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:34:30 | 32355 views

Q&A session, held on Thursday, April 10, 2008

Communicating Climate Change

Added almost 8 years ago | 02:00:00 | 27276 views

Science, Advocacy, and Media. Panelists: Naomi Oreskes, Andrew Revkin, Kerry Emanuel, Kevin Conrad, Moderator: Boyce Rensberger, Thursday, April 10, 2008

Industrial Bodies

Added almost 8 years ago | 01:19:00 | 22655 views

Connecting Petrochemicals to Human Health and the EnvironmentPanelists: Laura Amos, Theo Colborn, Michael Dorsey, Catharine ClabbyModerator: Kim FortunFriday, April 11, 2008

Industrial Bodies, Question and Answer

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:39:13 | 40975 views

Friday, April 11, 2008

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