The Global Energy Challenge

Lewis Hall, RGL 308 650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth Medlock, Senior Director Center for Energy Studies, Rice University The challenge of meeting existing and emerging energy demands around the world with dual goals of economic and environmental sustainability is daunting. To be sure, markets, policy and technology will … Continue reading

Life after death on a remote Pacific reef: Lessons in resilience

Doheny Library, DML 240 3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA

Kim Cobb, Professor & Chair Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology The global-scale coral bleaching and mortality event that took place in 2016 brought into sharp relief the near-term impacts of continued ocean warming on global reefs. In … Continue reading

Greenwashing Culture and Sport

The Sheindlein Forum, ANN 106 3630 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA

We often think of the culture industries as green, certainly in comparison with the extractive or manufacturing sectors. But culture is integral to what Toby Miller has termed "greenwashing" and to ecological destruction through both the sponsorship of culture by … Continue reading

Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America

Lewis Hall, RGL 100 650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA

Gilbert Metcalf Tufts University The threats posed by global climate change are widely recognized and carbon emissions are the major source of greenhouse gases accumulating in the atmosphere. Metcalf discusses his new book, Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is … Continue reading

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