Seminar Abstract

Ed Miles and Ed Sarachik

Thursday, April 29, 2004
1:30 to 3:00

The multidimensional sustainability problem: An interpretation of the SCIENCE "State of the Planet" series, fall 2003


Ed Miles and Ed Sarachik will lead a discussion on the issue of sustainability and its implications for climate research. The discussion will draw from the following readings:

SCIENCE, vol. 162

SCIENCE "State of the Planet" series, vol. 302 (all are pdf documents):

The discussion format will be as follows:

I. FRAMING THE PROBLEM (including identifying objectives and a tentative timeline):

II. ELABORATING ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES -- Ed Miles

III. SIGNIFICANT ISSUES NOT INCLUDED -- Ed Sarachik

IV. IMPLICATIONS FOR THE CIG: CLIMATE IN A WORLD OF MULTIPLE PRESSURES