The Effects of Global Climate Change
About Michael Oppenheimer
Michael Oppenheimer is Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School. He has served as Chief Scientist for Environmental Defense and as Atomic and Molecular Astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He received an S.B. in Chemistry from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the University of Chicago. He is the author of the book Dead Heat: The Race Against the Greenhouse Effect, and more than 80 articles which have been published in professional journals. He is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
Other Speakers on Related Topics
- Colette Pichon Battle: Advancing Equity Through Ethical Climate Adaptations
- Bill McKibben: A Durable Future: Local Enterprise and the Environment
- Carl Pope: Can We Save the Planet?
- Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer: Building a Movement to Rescue a Nation and Save the Earth
- Sylvia Earle: Sustainable Seas: The Vision, The Reality
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