Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Naomi Oreskes

Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Naomi Oreskes
Apr 22, 2021
4:00PM
– 5:00PM

Naomi Oreskes is professor of the history of science and affiliated professor of Earth and planetary sciences at Harvard University. A world-renowned geologist, historian, and public speaker, she is a leading voice on the role of science in society and the reality of anthropogenic climate change.

Image of Why Trust Science book coverOreskes is author or co-author of seven books, and over 150 articles, essays, and opinion pieces, including Discerning Experts (University Chicago Press, 2019), Why Trust Science? (Princeton University Press, 2019), and Science on a Mission: American Oceanography from the Cold War to Climate Change, (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming). Merchants of Doubt, co-authored with Erik Conway, was the subject of a documentary film of the same name produced by Participant Media and distributed by SONY Pictures Classics and has been translated into nine languages.

Topic(s): Global Issues, Sustainability