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Professor Roger Pielke Jr lecture: 'The Climate Fix'

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Professor Roger Pielke Jr gives this lecture entitled 'The Climate Fix' at The Australian National University on Thursday 2 February 2012. This talk was presented by the HC Coombs Policy Forum.Professor Pielke's research focuses on the intersection of science and technology and decision making. Roger A Pielke Jr. has been on the faculty of the University of Colorado since 2001 and is a Professor in the Environmental Studies Program and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). At CIRES, Roger served as the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research from 2001-2007. In 2006 Roger received the Eduard Brückner Prize in Munich, Germany for outstanding achievement in interdisciplinary climate research. Before joining the University of Colorado, from 1993-2001 Roger was a Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Professr Pielke has appointments as a Research Fellow, Risk Frontiers, Macquarie University; Visiting Senior Fellow, Mackinder Programme, London School of Economics; and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes of Arizona State University. He is also a Senior Fellow of The Breakthrough Institute, a progressive think tank.Professor Pielke is author, co-author or co-editor of seven books, including The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics (2007, Cambridge University Press) and his most recent book The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You About Global Warming (2010, Basic Books).Venue: Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building #132, Lennox Crossing, ANUDate: Thursday, 2 February 2012

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