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Confronting Climate Change: Insights from the Nuclear Disarmament Movement

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

The Center for Public Scholarship presents a conversation that will focus on how to generate the political and social change necessary to confront climate change.

Robert Jay Lifton, author of many books, including, most recently, Witness to an Extreme Century (a memoir) and currently working on a book comparing nuclear and climate threats. (See his recent op-ed in the New York Times, "The Climate Swerve")

Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University; author of many books, most recently The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future with Eric Conway (Columbia University Press, 2014).

Moderator: Tom Engelhardt, editor, writer, and author; creator of, a project of the Nation Institute, at which he is a fellow.

This event is free; no tickets or reservations required, but reservations are recommended by clicking on the top right register button.

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