Past Climate and Social Science Speakers

02/09/2015 - 4:30pm | Climate Data Detectives: On the History and Politics of Knowledge about Global Climate Change, Paul Edwards

10/28/2014 - 12:00pm | The Anthropocene: An Engineered Age. Clive Hamilton

10/27/2014 - 12:00pm | Land, Water, Climate and Culture: Writing an Environmental History of Viet Nam from Earliest Times, Ben Kiernan

10/20/2014 - 4:30pm | Nomads and Climate in Chinese History: Scientific Arguments and New Perspectives

10/17/2014 - 12:00pm | From Forest to Farmland and Moraine to Meadow, or, When did the Anthropocene Begin?

10/09/2014 - 4:00pm | "Can New York City Survive the Sea?" Ted Steinberg, Davee Professor of History, Case Western University

Ted Steinberg

Yale Environmental History hosts historian Ted Steinberg for a talk on New York’s ecological past and future: “Can New York Survive the Sea?”  Of his latest book, Gotham Unbound, Kirkus Review says “he has done a grand public service … examining the history of one of the most drastically transformed natural environments in the world.” 

Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall See map
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT

10/08/2014 - 4:00pm | Connecting Roman and Medieval Climate and Historical Change. Michael McCormick, Harvard

06/17/2014 - 8:00am | New Perspectives on Past Climate Change and Societal Disruption

05/07/2014 - 12:00pm | Theater as Climate Change Communication Tool?

Theater professionals from the Yale School of Drama & YCEI Post-doctoral Researchers

On the heels of a YCEI-sponsored visit to see the NSF-funded play “The Great Immensity”, members of the Yale School of Drama plan to stage their own climate-themed production this Fall at the Yale Cabaret.  Wednesday’s one-hour meeting is intended as a first step to introducing them to all members of Yale’s climate science community who are interested in supporting their efforts with technical assistance as they learn what’s necessary to inform their work. 

KGL 129 See map
210 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

04/22/2014 - 4:00pm | Wind at the Margins of the State: Autonomy and Renewable Energy in Southern Mexico

04/11/2014 - 11:00am | Stop Saving the Planet! … & Other Tips for 21st-Century Environmentalists

03/25/2014 - 4:00pm | Energy and Human Frailty. Laura Nader, University of California

02/17/2014 - 9:30am | 2 Talks by Benjamin Sovacool, Director of the Danish Center of Energy Technology and Vermont Law School: (i) Publishing in Academia, (ii) Barriers to Energy Innovation

12/04/2013 - 11:30am | The Captured Garden: Substance Under Capitalism

11/14/2013 - 11:30am | Global Environmental Justice: A Public Political Ecology of the Carbon Economy

10/17/2013 - 11:30am | Praxis, Ethics & Outcomes From Doing Science in a Nuclear World

09/26/2013 - 5:30pm | Nature - Culture - Action!

09/25/2013 - 1:30pm | Climate Crises and Violent Conflict in Irish History, 400-1650

09/30/2011 - 9:15pm | Reframing the Climate Change Debate: Critical Perspectives from the Social Sciences