Tuesday, September 28, 2010

John Holdren, Science Advisor To President Obama, Details The Need And Efforts To Mitigate "Global Climate Disruption”

"ClimateChange Science and Policy: What Do We Know? What Should We Do

Presented September 6, 2010; Gamle Festsal, Oslo, Norway

JOHN P. HOLDREN is Science Advisor to President Barack Obama and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, and Co-Chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). Prior to joining the Obama administration Dr. Holdren was Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Director of the Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, as well as professor in Harvard's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Director of the independent, nonprofit Woods Hole Research Center. (FULL PROFILE)

On September 6, Dr. Holdren addressed the Kavli Prize Science Forum, a biennial international forum to facilitate high-level, global discussion of major topics on science and science policy, held in conjunction with the Kavli Prize Science Week and Ceremony. The audio and PowerPoint presentation is available in two formats: as a video (above) and as a written transcript with downloadable presentation (PDF format).

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