Spring 2012 Karbank Symposium in Environmental Philosophy

The Karbank Symposium in Environmental Philosophy
Scientific Assessments and Environmental Policy

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 2:00pm–6:00pm
Photonics Center, Colloquium Room (Room 906), 8 St. Mary’s St., 9th floor

“The Timescale of Climate Change: Challenges and Responsibilities”
Daniel Schrag, Geology and Environmental Science & Engineering, Harvard University

“The Role of Value Judgments in Policy-Relevant Environmental Science”
Kevin Elliott, Dept. of Philosophy, University of South Carolina

“Science and Environmental Policy: How do Scientists Assess Scientific Knowledge for Action”
Naomi Oreskes, Dept. of History, University of California, San Diego