September 25, 2009
Oct 22 Keynote Speaker: Ethics & Climate Change
2009 Humanities Week Keynote Speaker Andrew Light is director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University and associate professor of philosophy and environmental policy, as well as a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Author of numerous books and articles, including Environmental Values, Light is an international expert on climate change policy. He also has advised on domestic environmental and technology policy for the National Science Foundation, U. S. Forest Service, and National Parks Service.
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Amasa Stone Chapel • 10940 Euclid Ave.
Registration: Free and open to the public, registration required.
To register go to http://artsci.case.edu/bakernord/events/archive/humanities_week_keynote_speaker_2009.php
September 23, 2009
Oct 21 Sustainability TEACH IN
Bring Sustainability into Your Classroom! Get involved with the university's sustainability initiative and support the Presidents' Climate Commitment by participating in a campus wide Teach In to celebrate Campus Sustainability Day, Wednesday October 21.
This event, organized by an interdisciplinary group of faculty and the Sustainability Office, invites you to dedicate your class sessions, Wednesday Oct 21 or Thursday Oct 22, to address issues related to sustainability, such as climate change, social justice, advanced energy, emerging economies, "green" technologies, or society's relationship with the environment. Get creative! Use exercises or guest speakers to raise student's awareness about sustainability or their carbon footprint. Let your classes know how sustainability is shaping current topics in your discipline or how your field is involved in finding solutions to climate change or other sustainability issues.
For more information, contact the university's sustainability coordinator, Linda.Robson@case.edu