James Hansen Lecture


Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Iowa Memorial Union

Dr. James Hansen, formerly Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, is Adjunct Professor at Columbia University?s Earth Institute, where he directs a program in Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions. Dr. Hansen is best known for his testimony on climate change in the 1980s that helped raise awareness of global warming. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and has received numerous awards including the Sophie and Blue Planet Prizes. Dr. Hansen is recognized for speaking truth to power and for outlining actions needed to protect the future of young people and all species on the planet.


This lecture is a part of the "Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge" events (October 8, 15, and 16). See related events on this calendar and on the event URL. 


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