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GLOBAL WARMING POLITICS

THE POLITICS OF AMERICA’S FIGHT AGAINST GLOBAL WARMING

Open to the public. RSVP not required. Wheelchair accessible.

This event will be videotaped.

4:15-6:15pm, Thursday, February 14, 2013
Tsai Auditorium, Harvard University

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sponsored by the Columbia School of Journalism and the Scholars Strategy Network

http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/content/politics-americas-fight-against-global-warming-0

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  • What lessons can be learned from recent successes and failures – including the "cap and trade" effort to win legislated limits for carbon emissions in 2009 and 2010?
  • What are the next steps in the fight for public policies to limit emissions and encourage climate-friendly U.S. economic growth?

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Moderator:
Nicholas Lemann, Dean of the Columbia School of Journalism

Panelists:
Theda Skocpol
Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University; Director of the Scholars Strategy Network

Larry Schweiger
President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation

Gene Karpinski
President of the League of Conservation Voters

Mary Anne Hitt
Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign

Lee Wasserman
Director of the Rockefeller Family Fund

Background readings at http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/content/politics-americas-fight-against-global-warming-0

Questions: Abby Peck [masked]

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