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'Values in Nature' workshop set for May 2

A workshop on "Values in Nature: The Role of Ethics in Environmental Policy" is set for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, May 2.

Workshop sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 10 East Pyne. The event will conclude with a keynote address at 4:30 p.m. in McCosh 10. Sessions will cover topics such as "Aesthetic and Spiritual Values," "Moral, Political and Religious Values" and "When Values Conflict: Climate Change."

The keynote address is titled "Some Say by Fire: Scientific Forecasting, Climate Change and What We Can Do as Americans." Speaking will be James Gustave Speth, dean and professor in the practice of environmental policy and sustainable development at Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

The workshop is sponsored by the University Center for Human Values and the Princeton Environmental Institute with support from the Council of the Humanities. For more information, view the schedule of events.

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