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Educating for Sustainability

Educating for Sustainability

The Educating for Sustainability series, which brings environmental scholars and leaders to NYU for public lectures, is cosponsored by the Sustainability Task Force and the Environmental Studies program.

Past lectures

Can We Feed a Growing World and Still Sustain the Planet?

Jonathan Foley
Spring, 2013

Our Energy Efficiency Paradox: Psychological Barriers to 'No-Brainer' Solutions

Elke U. Weber
Fall, 2012

Geoengineering Earth’s Climate: Crazy or Necessary?

Dr. Ken Caldeira
Spring, 2012

Designing Resilience in a Black Swan World

Dr. David Orr
Fall, 2011

Ten Things Wrong with Environmental Thought and How We Can Change Them

Dr. Liam Heneghan
Spring, 2011

The Changing Climate for Development

Dr. Rosina Bierbaum
Fall, 2010

The Nine Elements of a Sustainable Campus

Dr. Mitchell Thomashow
Spring, 2010

The Ecological Footprint: A Decision Tool for Facing Climate Change and Building a Sustainable Future

Dr. Mathis Wackernagel
Fall, 2009

Beating Long Odds: A New Global Deal on Climate Change

Dr. Cameron Hepburn
Spring, 2009

Equitable Solutions of the Carbon and Climate Problem

Dr. Stephen Pacala
Fall, 2008

Reinventing Los Angeles: Nature and Community in the Global City

Dr. Robert Gottlieb
Spring, 2008

The Denial of Global Warming

Dr. Naomi Oreskes
Spring, 2008

Melting Arctic Ice: Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Dr. Stephanie Pfirman
Fall, 2007

Climate Change at High Latitudes: The Importance of Uncertainty, Variability, and Complex Feedbacks

Dr. Phil Camill
Fall, 2007