Summer School on Global Sustainability-Lectures

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Summer School on Global Sustainability

These are the outlines for the scheduled lectures. Please review before class each day.

Partha Dasgupta, University of Cambridge

Discounting Climate Change

Sustainable Development and Green National Accounts

Ottmar Edenhofer, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

How To Avoid a Global Bluff
The Economics of Atmospheric Stabilization
Towards a Global Contract on Climate Change

Matthew England, University of New South Wales

Climate Change - A Climate Physics Primer
Climate Change - The Ocean's Role in Climate and Climate Change
Climate Change - Climate Models - How Do They Work and Why Should We Trust Them?

Arnulf Grubler, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Climate Change and Urbanization
Climate Change and Industrial Production
Climate Change: Rates of Change and Constraints for Adaptation and Mitigation Measures

Andrew Hargadon, University of California, Davis

"Networks of Innovation"

Chuck Kutscher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The Urgency of Climate Change and How to Address It With Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)

Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute

Winning the Oil Endgame

Winning the Coal Endgame

Dennis Meadows, University of New Hampshire

Obstacles to Effective Climate Policy
Fishbanks: A Strategic Game about Renewable Resource Use
The Structural Foundations of Sustainable Resource Use

Nebojsa Nakicenovic, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Donald L. Paul, Executive Director, University of Southern California Energy Institute and William M. Keck Chair of Energy Resources

Understanding The Global Energy System

Energy Technology And The Implications For Sustainability

Carlo Rubbia, Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas, Medioambientales y Tecnologicas

Earth, Environment and Energy

Joellen Russell, University of Arizona, Biogeochemical Dynamics

Southwest Climate, the Westerly Winds and Climate Model Projections

The Once and Future Battles of Thor and the Midgard Serpent, or: The Westerlies and the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in Global Climate

Sustainability in the Media Seminar Readings

Jim Giles

Mark Hertsgaard

Julie Rehmeyer

Andrew Revkin