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
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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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Nicholas Lemann, Dean of the Columbia School of Journalism
Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University; Director of the Scholars Strategy Network
President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation
President of the League of Conservation Voters
Mary Anne Hitt
Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign
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]