DC Event Change: Roger Pielke Jr. Talk Switched to National Press Club
Matthew C. Nisbet, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. Nisbet studies the role of communication and advocacy in policymaking and public affairs, focusing on debates over over climate change, energy, and sustainability. Among awards and recognition, Nisbet has been a Visiting Shorenstein Fellow on Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, a Health Policy Investigator at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and a Google Science Communication Fellow. In 2011, the editors at the journal Nature recommended Nisbet's research as “essential reading for anyone with a passing interest in the climate change debate,” and the New Republic highlighted his work as a “fascinating dissection of the shortcomings of climate activism."
For those in the DC area, the following Oct. 11 event that I highlighted earlier this week, has been switched to the National Press Club due to demand for tickets.
From Climate Collapse to Climate Fix?
What Comes After Copenhagen, Climategate, Cap and Trade?
Join a conversation on October 11, 2010 between Time Magazine reporter Bryan Walsh and political scientist Roger Pielke, Jr., author of the forthcoming The Climate Fix, as they discuss what comes next for global warming policy and politics.
6:00 - 730pm
Monday Oct. 11
National Press Club
First Amendment Lounge
529 14th Street, NW
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-sponsored by the Breakthrough Institute; Third Way; Yale Environment 360; the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University; the Said Business School at the University of Oxford; The Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder; and the School of Communication at American University
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