May 22, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Aspen Daily News/Community Briefs "Talk about changing the script on climate change conversation"

via Aspen Daily News:
"The Aspen Global Change Institute will present a free public lecture titled “Changing the Script on Climate Change: Transformative Views on Humanity’s Role” today at 6:30 p.m. at the Limelight Lodge. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Karen O’Brien of the University of Oslo.

In this solutions-oriented presentation, Dr. O’Brien will share highlights from research that is leading to new ideas about how individuals, organizations and whole societies can make decisions and change habits that lead to a more sustainable, thrive-able future.

A wine and cheese reception will follow the talk. This event is co-sponsored by the Aspen Skiing Co.

O’Brien is a professor in the department of sociology and human geography at the University of Oslo in Norway. Her research focuses on climate change impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation and the implications for human security, as well as on the relationships between globalization and environmental change.

The Aspen Global Change Institute is an independent Colorado nonprofit with a mission of furthering the scientific understanding of Earth systems and global environmental change....." (Read more?  Click title)

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