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Earth Systems Engineering and Management

Earth Systems Engineering and Manag...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 | 2459 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...

The Future of Nuclear Energy

The Future of Nuclear Energy

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:49:00 | 2108 views

03/01/2007 7:00 PM 6-120John Durant, Director, MIT Museum; Allison Macfarlane, Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, The Belfer Center, Harvard University, George Mason University; Andrew Kadak, Sm '70, PhD '72, Professor o...

Global Warming, Up Close and Local Part One

Global Warming, Up Close and Local ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:09:00 | 2098 views

02/21/2007 MuseumRichard Primack, Conservation Biologist, Boston University; Abe Miller-Rushing, Graduate student ('08), Boston UniversityDescription: Wanted: Citizen-observers to document springtime arrivals and departures of common pl...