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Collection
Cambridge Forum
Series
WGBH Forum Network
Episode
After Copenhagen: Real Solutions for Global Climate Change
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-rj48p5vm8b
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204485.0
Description
Dr. James Hansen is the former Director for the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and now serves as an adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Studies at Columbia University. In 1988, Dr. Hansen became the first person to testify before Congress about anthropogenic, or human-induced, climate change. The December 2009 Copenhagen talks on global climate change failed to produce a new international accord, and environmental scientist James Hansen did not waste time bemoaning that failure. Rather, he looked on it as opportunity to renew and expand the discussion of climate change and look for new ideas that will lead to real solutions to this global problem. What might the road forward look like? Where should scientists turn their attention "After Copenhagen?" What should citizens be doing? In his talk, Dr. Hansen proposes a fee and divided system to reign in and eventually eliminate fossil fuel emissions and encourage the American public to invest in renewable energy. This talk is
Created
2010-01-28
Date
2010-01-28
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Economics
Global Affairs
Environment
Science
Politics and Government
Subjects
Science & Nature
Contributor
Hansen, James, Columbia University, Speaker
Publisher
WGBH, Distributor
Media type
Moving Image
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Chicago: “Cambridge Forum; WGBH Forum Network; After Copenhagen: Real Solutions for Global Climate Change,” 2010-01-28, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed August 20, 2017, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-rj48p5vm8b.
MLA: “Cambridge Forum; WGBH Forum Network; After Copenhagen: Real Solutions for Global Climate Change.” 2010-01-28. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. August 20, 2017. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-rj48p5vm8b>.
APA: Cambridge Forum; WGBH Forum Network; After Copenhagen: Real Solutions for Global Climate Change. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-rj48p5vm8b