Conferences & Workshops: Upcoming

Panel on the Papal Encyclical

Sir Peter Crane, John Grim, Mary Evelyn Tucker, Douglas Kysar, Margaret Farley, Dekila Chungyalpa
Linsly Chittenden Hall See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
04/08/2015 - 5:30pm

Yale’s Forum on Ecology and Religion, a unique partnership on theology and ecology between the Yale School of Divinity and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Science, hosts a panel to discuss Pope Francis’s eagerly awaited encyclical, anticipated to...

Tropical Extremes:
 High-impact weather and climate events in monsoon regions

Professor Bill Boos and an international panel of participants
04/16/2015 - 8:00am

Tropical extremes:
 High-impact weather and climate events in monsoon regions

The processes that govern the variability of monsoons are poorly understood but profoundly important.  These seasonal storms deliver water to billions of people in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, and variations in...

The Future of Nuclear Energy

James Hansen, Allison Macfarlane, Michaele Brady Raap, Yehia Kahlil, Jared Milfred
TBD See map
04/24/2015 - 8:00am

Nuclear power satisfies nearly 20% of the nation’s energy needs, and as much as half for states including New Jersey, South Carolina, Illinois and Connecticut.  Its carbon-free nature, and safety record compared with coal – which kills millions of people each year – has earned nuclear power a long second look.  Leading climate scientists including James Hanson, Kerry Emanuel and Michael...