Fall Schedule 2012
STEP seminars are held in Wallace Hall 300 (unless specified otherwise )
12 noon until 1pm
(Lunch is served at 11:45a)
September 24th, 2012 " Climate Change Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges."
Assistant professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences and Associate Director of the Rutgers Energy Institute; Associate member of the graduate faculty of the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University.
October 1st, 2012 " The Psychology of Climate Change: Looking Beyond the Left-Right Divide "
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Research Community on Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change - PIIRS Program , Princeton University
October 8th, 2012 " Forests, Economics, and Local Livelihoods: Can We Have Our Wood and Eat Too? "
Conservation Science Program
World Wildlife Fund
October 15th, 2012 " Human Health Effects of Air Pollution: Statistics, Science, and Public Policy"
Arden Pope III
Mary Lou Fulton Professor of Economics, Brigham Young University
October 22th, 2012 " Planning for People and Places: Sustaining Languages, Cultures, and Biodiversity"
Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, The American Museum of Natural History
October 29th, 2012
NO STEP Seminar - Fall Break Week
November 5th, 2012 " The Economic Causes and Consequences of AIDS in Africa "
Alexander Stewart 1886 Profesor of Economics and Public Affairs; Director, Research Program in Development Studies, Princeton University
November 12th, 2012 " Energy and Environmental Policy at a Crossroads: The 2012 Election "
The Washington Post
November 19th, 2012 "The Carbon Cycle without Humans"
George J. Magee Professor of Geosciences and Geological Engineering. Director, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University
November 26th, 2012 " Science and Technology Policy: A View from the White House "
Formerly- Assistant Director in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
December 3rd, 2012 "The Influence of Short-lived Air Pollutants on Historical and Future Climate"
Physical Scientist, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory ( GFDL)
December 10th, 2012 " TBA"
December 17th, 2012 " No STEP seminar "