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Approaching Sustainability: Conversations with Leading Scholars

When:
Friday, Apr 30, 2021 1:00 PM
Where:
Zoom
More Info:
Approaching Sustainability: Conversations with Leading Scholars

Free

Audience:
Faculty/Staff, Students
Sponsor:
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Making behavioral science integral to climate science and action

with Baruch Fischhoff | Howard Heinz University Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy and Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carnegie Mellon University

Join us for a series of talks by distinguished scholars on the future of sustainability research and education that aims to inspire, inform, and spark discussion about how we develop sustainability research and education at Stanford. 

Co-hosted by Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment and School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, this event series is open to Stanford faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff. These online talks are scheduled for a series of Fridays from 1 to 2:30 pm PT,  beginning April 2. Each speaker will present their sustainability research, followed by Q&A and informal conversation with Assistant Professor of Earth System Science Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, a center fellow at the Woods Institute. 

Join us on Zoom at http://bit.ly/approachingsustainability(link is external). Access is limited to participants with a SUNET ID.  

Join us on Friday, April 30, from 1-2:30pm PT as Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy and Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carnegie Mellon University. He will describe the historic role of the behavioral sciences in the systematic study of climate change, and promising ways forward for the role of the behavioral sciences in climate science and policy.

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