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Lyceum Society: The Climate Paradigm Shift


for Members

Lyceum Society: The Climate Paradigm Shift

Monday, June 2, 2014

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Lyceum Society


The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members.
Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.

All Lyceum meetings (except December) are Brown Bag lunches.

Brown Bag: 11:30 AM
Lecture & Discussion: 12:30–1:45 PM
: 02:00–02:30 PM*

*Please note later starting time of Brief-Brief presentation in this month's session

Main Presentation:
The Climate Paradigm Shift
Speaker: Joseph Robertson

This presentation will cover the Earth's climate-energy balance, examples of climate impacts, carbon fuel market failures, externalized costs, carbon fee/dividends and the work of Citizens Climate Lobby.

Brief-Brief Presentation:
What To Do in a Medical Emergency - Including CPR, Haemlich Maneuver
Speaker: Dr. Joy Zagoren

Speaker Bios

Joseph Robertson

Joseph Robertson is author of the book Building a Green Economy: On the Economics of Carbon Pricing & the Transition to Clean, Renewable Fuels and founder and president of Geoversiv Envisioning, a social-benefit endeavor that aims to discover and deploy the ingredients of a clean future of global abundance. He is an emeritus faculty member of the Villanova University Center for Energy and Environment Education and editor of the Spanish-language eco-economics and sustainability publication

Joy Zagoden, PhD

Dr. Zagoren, BS, MS, PhD in Medical Sciences from NYU (awarded with distinction). Taught Physical Education in Great Neck High School an Creedmoor State Hospital; served as a Research Associate in Brain Research/Neuropathology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and as an Assistant Professor in Neurology at SUNY - Stoneybrook School of Medicine. Published many research papers and is author of the book The Node of Ranzier. Invited lecturer at Harvard Medical School.

Registration Pricing

Student/Postdoc Member$0
Nonmember (Student / Postdoc / Resident / Fellow)$10

Travel & Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

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