Fall Schedule 2015
STEP seminars are held in Wallace Hall 300 (unless specified otherwise )
12 noon until 1pm
(Lunch is served at 11:45a)
October 5th, 2015
"Imagination Inflation: Environmentalism and the Myth of Clean Water"
Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs
Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies
Dyson College of the Arts and Sciences
October 12th, 2015
"The Role of Insurance in Reducing Losses from Extreme Events: The Need for Public-Private Partnerships"
James G. Dinan Professor
Professor of Decision Sciences and Business Economics and Public Policy
Wharton, The University of Pennsylvania
Monday October 19th, 2015
" Reducing The Risks of Nuclear Weapons Use"
Research Policy Analyst
Woodrow Wilson School and the Program on Science and Global Security
October 22nd, 2015 (Thursday)
" Technological Innovation in a Climate Constrained World"
Senior Research Scholar and Acting Director - Transitions to New Technologies, IIASA and
Professor of Energy and Technology , Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
(This seminar will be in Bowl #1 Robertson Hall 12:15p-1:15p)
October 26th, 2015
" Effects of Recent Storms On Coastal Real Estate Markets"
Professor and Associate Dean for Planning and New Initiatives and
Director, Rutgers Center for Green Building
Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
November 2nd, 2015 - Fall Break - No STEP seminar
November 9th, 2015
"Protecting the Environment Through Technological Innovation "
Professor and Director (retired)
The Program in Science, Technology and International Affairs
November 16th, 2015
" Land Use Change and The Future of the Amazon"
Research Fellow (Bolsa Joven Talento, Ciência Sem Fronteiras) at the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi,
November 23rd, 2015
" Antibiotic Effectiveness- Managing A Global Resource."
Senior Research Scholar
Princeton Environmental Institute
November 30th, 2015 -
" The Central Role of Sound Data in Setting Sustainable Food Policy "
Associate Research Scholar
Woodrow Wilson School and the Princeton Environmental Institute