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STEP PEI Seminar Series
The seminar series is co-sponsored with the Princeton Environmental Institute
(PDF Schedule)

Wallace Hall, Room 300
(12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m)
Lunch is provided starting at 11:45 a.m.

September 24, Michael Oppenheimer
Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense
"How Warm is Too Warm?"

October 1, Laura Holgate
VP for Russia/NIS Nuclear Programs, Nuclear Threat Initiative
Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Proliferation

October 8, John Weingart
Associate Director of Eagleton Institute of Politics
Risk, Radiation, and Distrust of Government

October 15, Greg van der Vink
Director of Planning, IRIS Seismological Research Consortium
Earthquakes, Nuclear Explosions, and International Arms Control—Monitoring Clandestine Nuclear Weapons Tests

October 22, Robert Mendelsohn
Edwin W. Davis Professor of Forest Policy, Professor of Economics, and Professor in the School of Management, Yale University
Optimal Forest Carbon Sequestration

October 29 - Fall Break

November 5, Ellis McKenzie
Staff Scientist, National Institutes of Health National Institutes of Health
Why Malaria Parasites are Smarter than Policy-Makers”

November 12, Margaret Mellon
Food & Environment Program Director, Union of Concerned Scientists
Agriculture Biotechnology after Starlink: Lessons and Opportunities

November 19, Richard Benedick
Senior Advisor, Joint Global Change Research Institute (Battelle/University of Maryland)Joint Global Change Research Institute (Battelle/University of Maryland)
Demography, Environment and the US National Interest

November 26, Melanie Stiassny
Axelrod Research Curator, Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History
Freshwater Biodiversity: Threats and Prospects

December 3, Peter Davies
Vice President and Chief Economist, BP plc
Testing Times in World Energy Markets

December 10, Lee Silver
Professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Biotechnology: In Service of God or the Devil?

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