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Edenhofer speaks at Tanner Lecture at Princeton University

Ottmar Edenhofer, Chief Economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), speaks at the distinguished Tanner Lecture at Princeton University. Free and open to the public, the Tanner Lectures On Human Values are conducted by leaders of their field. The lectures are considered to be among the most renowned lecture series in the United States, presented annually at each of nine renowned universities including Cambridge, Harvard, Michigan, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, Utah, Yale, and the University of California, Berkeley.
Edenhofer speaks at Tanner Lecture at Princeton University

Princeton Art Museum. Photo: Andreas Praefcke, WikimediaCommons

The lecture “Trust in Science” will be held by Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the history of science at Harvard University. Oreskes will discuss scientific topics like the safety of vaccines or the reality of climate change, that still leave some people confused even though Doctors tell us that vaccines are safe, and scientists that climate change is real. Acting as Commentator, an esteemed role in the lecture series, will be Edenhofer, who is also Professor of the Economics of Climate Change at TU Berlin and director of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC).


Weblink to more info on the Tanner Lecture "Trust in Science" with Naomi Oreskes, Ottmar Edenhofer and Marc Lange on November 30, 2016:
http://scholar.princeton.edu/cfi/event/tanner-lectures-human-values-trust-and-distrust-science

 
http://mediacentrallive.princeton.edu/

General information on the Tanner Lecture Series:
http://tannerlectures.utah.edu/

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