Scenarios of Collapse: Climate Change Denial and the Responsibility of Science — 13 January 2017

Scenarios of Collapse:  Climate Change Denial and the Responsibility of Science — 13 January 2017

As a postscript to our “Surviving the Anthropocene” Fall lecture series here at the University of Zurich, we are pleased to announce that Naomi Oreskes, Nicolas Gruber, and Christoph Kueffer will be addressing Scenarios of Collapse:  Climate Change Denial and the Responsibility of Science. Our aim is to explore these subjects from the perspective of history, science, and society.

Naomi Oreskes is an Historian of Science at  Harvard, and author of Merchants of Doubt, which was the inspiration for the film of the same name.

Nicolas Gruber is an Environmental Physicist at ETH, specializing in the global carbon cycle and coauthor of Ocean Biogeochemical Dynamics.
Christoph Kueffer is an ecologist and environmental humanist at the University of Applied Sciences Eastern Switzerland, and Privat Dozent at ETH, with numerous publications and collaborations with humanists and artists. 

We are grateful to Karim Bschir at Branco Weiss Society in Society together with Environmental Humanities Switzerland for helping organize this event. As seating will be limited, we request that you register for this program at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-with-naomi-oreskes-registration-30252524114

 

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