Philosophy of Climate Science
9:30-11:00 Ana Lopez (Oxford): "Uncertainties in climate models' projections: sources and their impact in the use of information for decision support"
11:15-12:45 Erik Winsberg (South Florida): "The adventures of climate science in the sweet land of idle arguments."
Center for Philosophy of Science: 55th Annual Lecture Series
Workshop on "Climate Modeling and Public Policy"
9:15 -9:30 Introductions
9:30-11:00 Isabelle Drouet (Paris): "Decision making and the IPCC"
11:15-12:45 Julie Jebeile (Paris): "Communicationg about climate uncertainties"
3:00 -4:30 Charlotte Werndl (Salzburg): "Climate models and model selectin theory: the need for a more nuanced view on use-novelty"
4:45-6:15 MAthias Frisch (Maryland): "Modeling Climate Policies: A Critical Look at Integrated Assessment Models"
Conference (open to the public): March 18-19, 2015
Book Workshop (for authors only): March 20, 2015
Venue: University of Pittsburgh
Scientific Organizer: Shanti Gamper-Rabindran. Conference Administration: University Center for International Studies
Pitt Presenters: Bernard Goldstein (GSPH), Radisav Vidic (Engineering), Shanti Gamper-Rabindran (GSPIA-Econ)
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Speaker: Maria L. Cruz-Torres, Arizona State University
Sponsored by GSWS and the Provost's Sustainability Initiative, Cosponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Sustainability Student Expo II
Swanson School of Engineering
of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has been a pioneer in the field of
sustainability since the establishment of its cutting-edge green construction
program in 1999. Today, the School’s research and education programs in
sustainability are spearheaded by the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
(MCSI), a center of excellence in sustainable engineering focusing on the
design of sustainable neighborhoods.
Center’s mission is to create innovations that positively impact the
environment and improve quality of life while helping to educate and inspire
young people to be the next generation of leaders in this important national
and international area.
for Sustainable Innovation
University of Pittsburgh
Swanson School of Engineering
153 Benedum Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
One Pitt, One Planet
The Year of Sustainability: It's not just for students
Provost Beeson Names 2014-2015 "The Year of Sustainability"
As part of Pitt's Year of Sustainability and the theme "One Pitt One Planet," 3,800 members of the Class of 2018 attempted to set a world record for the largest torchlit image. Congratulations Class of 2018 on your World Record Attempt! View Video
University of Pittsburgh Announces $37.5 Million Investment in Support of Sustainability Academics and Research
Pitt listed among the “Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the U.S. and Canada” by The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges
Paul Anastas, Heinz Distinguished Lecturer on Sustainable Design
CLAS 2012 Newsletter Featuring MCSI
Pitt Building Wins International Design Award
Sustainable Healthcare: Pitt Engineers and Magee-Womens Hospital Examine Environmental Impact of Childbirth
Micah Toll: Engineering Student, Electric Bicycle CEOPulse Motors part of "Take a Shot" Video Competition. Watch Video>
Pitt Green Fund Sponsors Multiple Sustainability Projects on Campus
Now There's a Bright Idea
MCSI Researcher Dr. Kent Harries featured on the Discovery Channel
Pitt ranked one of "America's Coolest Schools" according to Sierra Magazine
CONGRATULATIONS to MCSI associated students Micah Toll and Rob Gradoville whose teams took first and second place in the Big Idea Competition
MCSI announces NEW Engineering for Humanity Certificate!
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