There is no doubt that climate change is occurring. The challenge now is to slow it down, limit its reach, and live with it in a way that maintains our deepest values as we adjust to what it is to be human on a changing planet. Please join us in welcoming the Chair of the Environmental Studies Department at NYU and author Dale Jamieson, who will discuss how we will accomplish this. Free and open to the public.
Jamieson will provide an overview and analysis of where we are with climate change and how we got here, as well as a map of what we should aspire to both as a global community and as individuals in the endeavor to live meaningful lives.
Sponsored by the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, The Science Center and the Philosophy Department.
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Dale Jamieson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, Affiliated Professor of Law, Affiliated Professor of Bioethics, and Chair of the Environmental Studies Department at New York University. He is the author of Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed--and What It Means For Our Future (Oxford, 2014), Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2008), and Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature (Oxford, 2002). He is on the editorial boards of several journals including Environmental Humanities, Environmental Ethics; Science, Technology, and Human Values; Science and Engineering Ethics; Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science; The Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics; and the Journal of Applied Philosophy. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Office of Global Programs in the National Atmospheric and Aeronautics Administration.