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Day 1: The Science of Climate Change

A Practical Approach to Slowing Down Climate Change in Our Lifetime

V. “Ram” Ramanathan
Distinguished Professor of Atmospherc and Climate Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

The National Climate Assessment

Nancy Grimm
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
Arizona State University

Panel Discussion: Science Is Not A Special Interest

James Elser
Distinguished Sustainability Scientist
Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Jessica Hellmann
Professor of Biological Sciences
University of Notre Dame

Nancy Grimm
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Moderator: Ani Aprahamian
Professor of Physics, University of Notre Dame

Climate Change in Urban Areas

Joe Fernando
Professor of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame

The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth’s Climate

David Archer
Professor of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago

Q&A on The Science of Climate Change

Day 2: Ethics, Social Justice, and the Common Good

Jane Austen vs. Climate Economics

Stephen M. Gardiner
Professor, Department of Philosophy and the Program on Values in Society

Graduate Student Panel Discussion: Climate Change, Destruction, and the Catholic Imagination

Mourning and Repentance: Daniel Castillo
Doctoral Candidate, University of Notre Dame

Bearing the Weight of Salvation: Elizabeth Pyne
Doctoral Candidate, Fordham University

Hope and the Catholic Imagination: Matthew Whelan
Doctoral Candidate, Duke University

Climate Change and Catholic Social Teaching

Celia Deanne-Drummond
Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame

Panel Discussion: Practical and Theological Responses to Climate Change – Part 1

Part 2

Daniel Misleh, Executive Director
Catholic Coalition on Climate Change

Elizabeth Groppe, Associate Professor of Theology
Xavier University

Anselma Dolcich-Ashley, Postdoctoral Scholar of Theology
University of Notre Dame

Day 3: Policy and Action on Climate Change

An Inconvenient Mind: The Mental Barriers to Confronting Climate Change

Andrew Revkin
Author of Dot Earth Environmental Blog
The New York Times

Science in the Age of Scrutiny: Telling the Truth About Climate Change

Andrew Rosenberg
Director, Center for Science and Democracy
Union of Concerned Scientists

The Natural Step for Colleges and Universities

Mike Keen
Professor of Sociology
Director, Center for a Sustainable Future
Indiana University, South Bend

Solving the Right Problem: Science, Values, and Adapting to Climatic Change

Jennie Hoffman
Adaptation Consultant
Former Senior Scientist, EdoAdapt

National Security and Climate Change: Threat or Opportunity?

David Titley
Rear Admiral U.S. Navy (Ret)
Former Chief Operating Officer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Response: Robert Latiff
Major General U.S. Air Force (Ret)
Adjunct Professor, Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values
Research Professor, George Mason University

From Me to We: The Changes Required to Address the Climate Crisis

Bob Doppelt
Executive Director, The Resource Innovation Group