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    The Devil Never Sleeps - Learning to Live in an Age of Disasters

    Juliette Kayyem, an Obama administration official and chair of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government Homeland Security and Global Health Projects. offered her thoughts on how the…

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    Saving Yellowstone

    Megan Kate Nelson looked at the federal debate and passage of the 1872 Yellowstone Act, which established the world’s first national park. This was a virtual program hosted by Smithsonian…

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    A Question of Power

    Journalist Robert Bryce talked about the history of electricity and its importance today and offered this thoughts on renewable energy and nuclear power. This event was part of the 2022…

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    False Alarm

    Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, argued that overblown fears of climate change are costing time and resources that are badly needed elsewhere. This event was…

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    Debate on Climate Change with Authors Alex Epstein and Andrew Dressler

    Authors Alex Epstein (Fossil Future) and Andrew Dressler (Introduction to Modern Climate Change) debated climate change and fossil fuel use. This event was part of the 2022 Steamboat…

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    Unsettled

    Steven Koonin, undersecretary for science at the Department of Energy under President Obama, argued that the science behind climate change is not settled and a misunderstanding of the…

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    The Genesis Machine

    Science writer Amy Webb and microbiologist and geneticist Andrew Hessel looked at the current and future relationship of technology and biology. This was a virtual program hosted by Books &…

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    The Nineties

    Chuck Klosterman looked back at the social, political, and technological happenings of the nineties, marked by the growth of the internet. This was a virtual program hosted by Powell’s…

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    The Urge

    Addiction physician and bioethicist Carl Erik Fisher looked at how addiction has been understood and treated throughout history and reflected on his own sobriety. This was a virtual program…

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    Seed Money

    The chemical company Monsanto was founded in Missouri at beginning of the 20th century, and is best known for its bioengineered seeds and herbicide Round-Up. Ohio State University business…

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    Revelations in Air

    Author Jude Stewart talked about the science behind our sense of smell. She spoke at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

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    Gaming AI

    Futurist and economist George Gilder, author of Gaming AI," talked about the future of artificial intelligence and the belief that AI machines will one day take over the planet. This…

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    After Words with Lizzie Johnson

    Journalist Lizzie Johnson looked at the root causes of California’s 2018 Camp Fire, the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century. She was interviewed by Terry Baker, CEO of the Society of…

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    Green Fraud

    Marc Morano, publisher of ClimateDepot.com, argued that the science on climate change is not settled and legislation like the Green New Deal would do more harm than good.

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    Author Discussion on the Environment and Sustainability

    Authors Laurie David and Tatiana Schlossberg offered their thoughts on how to create a more sustainable planet. The Boston Book Festival sponsored this virtual program.

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    Gonna Trouble the Water

    Social ethics professor Miguel De La Torre argued that water should not be viewed as a commodity, but rather as an entity that provides life. Southern Festival of Books hosted this virtual…

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    Disasterology and Waves and Beaches

    Massachusetts Maritime Academy Assistant Professor of emergency management Samantha Montano (Disasterology ) and oceanographer Kim McCoy (Waves and Beaches) talked about disaster relief in the United…

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    Unsettled

    Steven Koonin, undersecretary for science at the Department of Energy during the Obama administration, argued that the science behind climate change is not settled and said that a…

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    Falter

    Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben explored the trends and political climate that have impacted the world’s approach to climate change. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021…

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    The Code Breaker

    Walter Isaacson, a Tulane professor and biographer, shared the story of Jennifer Doudna, who received a Nobel Prize for the development of the CRISPR, a method for genome editing. The…

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