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Climate Change: The Economics of and Prospects for a Global Deal

Climate Change: The Economics of an...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:10:00 | 2313 views

11/19/2007 4:30 PM Wong AuditoriumSir Nicholas Stern, Professor of Economics, London School of EconomicsDescription: From Nicholas Stern's market perspective, climate change constitutes an "externality" that, like traffic grid lock in a ...

The U.S. Energy Crisis and the Role of New Nuclear Plants

The U.S. Energy Crisis and the Role...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:31:00 | 1969 views

11/05/2007 3:30 PM 32"141Thomas A. Christopher, President and CEO, AREVA NP Inc.Description: "This machine of ours is running out of control" is Thomas A. Christopher's sobering assessment of the consequences we face as a result of our ...

Earth Systems Engineering and Management

Earth Systems Engineering and Manag...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:52:12 | 3158 views

10/09/2007 5:00 PM 10"250Brad Allenby, Arizona State UniversityDescription: If you take as a given that humans now live on a geoengineered planet, then what is our responsibility for the future? Before discussing how to deal with Earth ...

Geosciences and Carbon Sequestration to Address Climate Change

Geosciences and Carbon Sequestratio...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:49:10 | 2477 views

10/09/2007 4:15 PM 10"250Dr. Margaret Leinen, Climos, Inc.Description: The pace of global carbon emissions may be such that humanity's best efforts to stabilize them below current levels by 2050 won't be enough to prevent a significant i...

Whales to Wood, Wood to Coal/Oil" What's Next?

Whales to Wood, Wood to Coal/Oil" W...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:54:13 | 3650 views

10/09/2007 2:15 PM 10"250Daniel Nocera, The Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry; ; ; Description: In 1845, the Dietz Company of New York introduced the sperm oil lantern, which nearly wiped out some whale spec...

Anthropogenic Climate Change: Science, Economics and Policy

Anthropogenic Climate Change: Scien...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:47:38 | 3808 views

10/09/2007 1:30 PM 10"250Ronald Prinn, SCD '71, TEPCO Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary SciencesDescription: If you'd asked Ronald Prinn a decade ago whether human activity played a signific...

Climate Variability and Change and their Impact on the Global Harvest

Climate Variability and Change and ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:52:16 | 2220 views

10/09/2007 11:30 AM 10"250Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space StudiesDescription: For agricultural interests the world over, climate change is not a dim threat, but a reality with diverse long and short"term impacts, be...

Fisheries and Global Warming: Impacts on Marine Ecosystems and Food Security

Fisheries and Global Warming: Impac...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:50:39 | 3649 views

10/09/2007 10:45 AM 10"250Daniel Pauly, Professor and Director, Fisheries Centre, University of British ColumbiaDescription: Downward swooping lines on the graphs say it all: The world's fish populations, and hence its fisheries, are co...

Electrons, Life and the Evolution of the Oxygen Cycle on Earth

Electrons, Life and the Evolution o...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:53:51 | 2250 views

10/09/2007 8:30 AM 10"250Paul G. Falkowski, Board of Governors Professor of Geological and Marine Science in the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers UniversityDescription: Peel...

Uncertainties in Climate Forecasts: Causes, Magnitudes and Policy Implications

Uncertainties in Climate Forecasts:...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:26:00 | 2917 views

04/25/2007 4:15 PM 34-101Stephen H. SchneiderDescription: As one of the lead researchers in the ongoing Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which informs the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Stephen Schneider has ...

Uncertainties in Climate Forecasts: Causes, Magnitudes and Policy Implications

Uncertainties in Climate Forecasts:...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:26:00 | 2917 views

04/25/2007 4:15 PM 34-101Stephen H. SchneiderDescription: As one of the lead researchers in the ongoing Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which informs the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Stephen Schneider has ...

Energy 2.0 Morning Keynote

Energy 2.0 Morning Keynote

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:48:17 | 2530 views

03/10/2007 8:00 AM Kendall MarriottJeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO, GEDescription: Forget Energy 2.0, counsels Jeffrey Immelt-- -We never had Energy 1.0." Unlike the health care business, he says, -we still sell some products in the en...