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The conference is a joint project of the Program on Values in Society and the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs.

Jeff Kiehl’s participation is supported by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and the Program on Climate Change.

Gavin Schmidt’s participation is supported by the Tamaki Foundation.

Additional support is provided by the Program on the Environment, U.W. Earth Initiative, Department of Philosophy, the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities.

May 3

May 4

SESSION A: Henry Art Gallery Auditorium

SESSION C: Walker Ames Room (Kane 225)

9:00-9:45am

Update on the Science

Dennis Hartmann, “IPCC 2007 and Beyond”

Chair: John Michael Wallace

9:00-10:45am

Obstacles to Action:

Chrisoula Andreou, “Environmental Preservation and Second-Order Procrastination”

Commentator: Nives Dolŝak

Chair: Alison Cullen

 

10:00-12:00pm

Ethics and the Role of Climate Scientists

Gavin Schmidt, “The Ethics of Communicating Science”

Stephen Schneider, “Is the Scientist (Advocate or Popularizer) An Oxymoron?”

Panelist: Kristen Intemann

Chair: Cecilia Bitz

11:00-12:45pm

Ethics, Economics, and Climate Policy:

Clark Wolf, “Climate as an Exhaustible Resource”

Commentator: Adam Moore

Chair: Andrew Light

LUNCH BREAK

LUNCH BREAK

Speakers’ meeting with students from PHIL/ENVIR 416

SESSION B: Henry Art Gallery Auditorium

SESSION D: Walker Ames Room (Kane 225)

1:00-3:00pm

Ethics and Climate Modeling:

Jeff Kiehl, “Ethics and Climate Modeling”

Commentators: Wendy Parker and Eric Steig

Chair: Alison Wylie

2:00-3:45pm

Ethics and Climate Policy:

Paul Baer, “Greenhouse Development Rights”

Commentator: Karen Litfin

Chair: Craig ZumBrunnen

3:15-5:00pm

Ethics and Geoengineering:

Stephen Gardiner, “Is Geoengineering the ‘Lesser Evil’?”

Commentator: Michael Gillespie

Chair: Richard Gammon

4:00-5:45pm

Global Justice and Climate Change:

Simon Caney, “Climate Change and Human Rights”

Commentator: Michael Blake

Chair: Jean Roberts

Keynote Addresses: Kane 210

(Overflow room: Kane 220)

 

7:00-9:00pm

Dale Jamieson, “What’s Wrong with Climate Change”

Henry Shue, “Harming the Grandchildren”

Chair: Stephen Gardiner