Earth Day Festival 2014

April 22, 2014 | 2-6 PM | Yale Cross Campus


Feature Activity: a Teach Out on Climate Change Solutions chaired by Prof. Daniel C. Esty, former Commissioner of the CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection with insights from Yale faculty, professionals, and students. Come join the conversation!

Food and activities will be on-going throughout the afternoon. Taste local foods, assess your climate footprint, get your photo with Boola, win prizes, have fun, and make a difference.

Exhibitors will include:

(*indicates sponsors)

Climate Change Solutions: A Three-Panel Teach Out

Chaired by Daniel C. Esty, former Commissioner of the CT Dept. of Energy & Environmental Protection

April 22, 2014 | 2-6 PM | Yale Cross Campus

Panel 1: What climate change policy actions should be pursued at the global, national, and local levels, and why?

William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics

Marian Chertow, Associate Professor of Industrial Environmental Management

Student Panelists: Alark Saxena (FES), Dave Christie (YLS), Alexander Vernoit (Yale College)

Student Moderator: Jennifer Milikowsky (SOM/FES)

Panel 2: How can we achieve broad-based support to make climate action a compelling societal and global agenda item?

Dan M. Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology

Geoff Feinberg, Research Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Justin Elicker, Executive Director of the New Haven Land Trust (FES/SOM alum)

Student Panelist: Diana Madson (FES)

Student Moderator: Keith Jamieson (YLS)

Panel 3: How should institutions and individuals take action?

Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar

Andre Taylor, Associate Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Melissa Goodall, Assistant Director of the Yale Office of Sustainability

Student Panelists: Yoni Landau (SOM), Tess Maggio (Yale College)

Student Moderator: Lauren Sanchez (FES)