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Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts – May 19-22, 2008

Sponsored by: Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Tufts Institute of the Environment, Center for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching, and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service.

Climate Change Basics, Monday, May 19
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Featured speakers include: Jonathan Kenny & Ann Rappaport – “Welcome”; William Moonmaw – “The State of Science”; Lawrence Bacow – “Presidential Kick-Off”; Paul Kirshen – “Climate Models and Decision Making”; US Congressman Michael E. Capuano – “Climate Politics”; and Jonathan Harris “Economic Issues”

Climate Change, Justice and Growth, Tuesday, May 20
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Featured speakers include: Sivan Kartha – “Climate Change and Global Equity”; Sarah Hammond Creighton – “Growth and Emisions on Campus”; Kent Portney – “National and Municipal Responses”; and Linda Jarvin – “University Seminars”

Field Experience, Wednesday, May 21
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

At Wind Farm: Hull, MA

Risk and Climate Change, Thursday, May 22

8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Featured speakers include: Paul Epstein – “Climate Change and Health Risk”; and Paul Joseph – “Social Change, Social Unrest and Climate Change”