David Bradford Seminars Archive

Does Being a 'Top 10' Worst Polluter Affect Environmental Releases? Evidence from the U.S. Toxic Release Inventory

Mon, Dec 9, 2019, 12:15 pm

Wolfram Schlenker is a Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, where is the co-director of the Center for Environmental Economics and Policy (ceep.columbia.edu) and the co-director of the Energy & Environment Concentration at...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Politics or Personal Experience? Americans’ Attitudes Toward Climate Change and the Environment

Mon, Nov 18, 2019, 12:15 pm

Megan Mullin is Associate Professor of Environmental Politics at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Climate Change and Health: Costly Risks, Common Solutions

Mon, Nov 11, 2019, 12:15 pm

Dr. Vijay Limaye, Climate Change and Health Science Fellow, Science Center, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Accelerating the Clean Energy Transition: On the Co-Evolution of Policy and Technology

Mon, Nov 4, 2019, 12:15 pm

Tobias Schmidt is Assistant Professor of Energy Politics and the head of the Energy Politics Group at ETH Zurich. In his research, which is published in leading international journals, he analyzes the interaction of energy policy and its underlying politics with technological change in the energy sector.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Net-Zero Emissions Energy Systems

Mon, Oct 21, 2019, 12:15 pm

Stabilization of the Earth's climate will require that energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fall to very low levels and perhaps go negative if other greenhouse gas emissions continue.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Towards a Politics of Rights and Responsibilities for Climate Change

Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 12:15 pm
This is a joint seminar with the IR Seminar series organized by the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance. Please note that the location (JRR Building, 399 Ruehl Family Room) is different from our normal location for the Bradford Seminars.
Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, 399 Ruehl Family Room
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Sharing the Landscape With Dangerous Animals: Tiger Conservation in India

Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 12:15 pm

Across all nations and all environments—marine, freshwater, artic, temperate and tropical—large-bodied animals continue to experience significant declines in distribution and abundance.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Bridging the Gap between Science and Policy: Tales from a Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 12:15 pm

Dr. Ana María Loboguerrero Rodríguez is Head of Global Policy Research of the CGIAR Research Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), based in Cali, Colombia. In this position, she plays a major role in leadership on partnerships and capacity for scaling Climate-Smart Agriculture that cuts across all CCAFS Flagships...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Managing Tropical Agriculture to Minimize Biodiversity Loss

Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 12:15 pm

David Edwards is Professor of Conservation Science at the University of Sheffield, UK.  He works at the nexus of land-use change, biodiversity and policy, and he has worked extensively in SE Asia and Colombia since 2006.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Sustainability and the Private Sector: Aggressive PR or a Real Force for Change?

Mon, May 6, 2019, 12:00 pm

We live at a paradoxical moment. Capitalism is destroying the natural and social worlds on which we rely, but it may also be our best hope for building a just and sustainable world. How do we get there from here? “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire” attempts to make the case that purpose driven business might – just might – help change...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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