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Forum to address environmental policy in presidential race, Oct. 19-20

Environmental policy and the presidential campaign will be the subject of a forum scheduled for 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 19-20, in 101 Friend Center.

The forum, which is open to the public, will feature talks by leading scholars, scientists and policy analysts. The opening talk on Tuesday will be delivered by Theodore Roosevelt IV, the great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt and an active conservationist.

Other speakers on Tuesday will include Princeton faculty members: Paul Krugman, professor of economics and international affairs; Peter Singer, professor of bioethics; and Michael Oppenheimer, professor of geosciences and international affairs.

The speakers on Wednesday will be: Tim Dillingham, a representative of the Kerry campaign; David Bradford, professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton; Jonathan Adler, associate director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at Case Western Reserve University; Dale Jamieson, professor of environmental studies and philosophy at New York University; and Simon Levin, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton.

The forum was organized and will be moderated by Victoria Kamsler, lecturer in philosophy at Princeton and visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study . The event is sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute , the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .

Contact: Lauren Robinson-Brown (609) 258-3601

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