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Theorizing Tipping Points in the Context of Climate Change

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Monday, 25 September 2017, 4:30

Monday, September 25, 2017. 4:30PM. Theorizing Tipping Points in the Context of Climate Change. Melissa Lane, Marc Fleurbaey, Rob Nixon, and Steve Pacala. Sponsored by Climate Futures Initiatives, Princeton University. More information here.


Climate change may trigger abrupt changes to ecological and earth systems. How should we deal with the small and generally unknown probabilities of dramatic impacts? Natural science, social science, ethics and the humanities look at tipping points from specific perspectives.

 

Location   Location: A71 Simpson Building, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.