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How Would Climate Change Influence Society in the 21st Century?

How Would Climate Change Influence ...

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01/29/2008 9:00 AM 32"123Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate; Change and Director"General, The Energy and Resources Institute; Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MITDescription: The rising public awareness o...

The World is Flat 3.0

The World is Flat 3.0

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:47:52 | 4676 views

11/28/2007 3:15 PM Wong AuditoriumThomas L. Friedman, NY Times Foreign Affairs ColumnistDescription: Back in 2000, Tom Friedman recounts, the world began to shrink and flatten, under the influence of digital interconnectivity. Elaborati...

Stuck: Why It's So Hard to Do New Things in Old Organizations

Stuck: Why It's So Hard to Do New T...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:00:00 | 3311 views

12/06/2007 8:30 AM Wong AuditoriumRebecca M. Henderson, '81, Eastman Kodak LFM Professor of ManagementDescription: After 20 years studying large organizations that undertake significant transformations, Rebecca Henderson has of late turn...

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 | 2410 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 | 2058 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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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 | 2585 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 | 3857 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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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 | 2341 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 | 3925 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 | 2424 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...