Faculty from the Yale School of Forestry and distinguished guests talk on the topic of climate change and how it affects our lives. This collection also features lectures from the Governors' Climate Change Conference in 2009.
Calculating the Costs of Climate Change
A national policy to cut carbon emissions by as much as 40 percent over the next 20 years could still result in increased economic growth, according to an interactive website that reviews 25 of the leading economic models being used to predict the economic impacts of reducing emissions.
Even One Change Can Make a Difference for Climate Change
Connecticut Governor, Jodi Rell, delivers the Welcome Address for the Yale Governor's Conference on Climate Change. Governor Rell emphasizes the great impact just one person can have in making difference for the Environment.
Freeman Dyson speaks with e360
Freeman Dyson, Princeton physicist, has been roundly criticized for insisting global warming is not an urgent problem. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Dyson explains his iconoclastic views and why he believes they have stirred such controversy.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Addresses Climate Change
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses the Conference of Governors on Climate Change, hosted by Yale University on April 17 and 18th.
Nobel Laureate Addresses Governors' Climate Change Conference
Nobel Laureate Dr. R. K. Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, addresses the Governors' Climate Change Conference, hosted by Yale. This Conference reviews state-level programs to combat global climate change and to develop a strategy for future action.
The gathering will also celebrate the centennial of President Theodore Roosevelt’s landmark 1908 Conference of Governors, which launched the modern conservation movement.
Governors who plan to attend the conference include M. Jodi Rell of Connecticut, Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Jon Corzine of New Jersey, and Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas. Quebec Premier Jean Charest will also be present.
(In Spanish) Discussion on Climate Change
Professor Florencia Montagnini discusses Climate Change and Global Policy in Spanish.