Claremont McKenna College

 

Date

Speaker

Title

Series

FN Issue

Video

Length

10/13/2009

Sarah Baird '01

"Development Economics in Practice: The Joys and Challenges of Doing Field Work in Sub-Saharan Africa"

CMC Alumni at the Athenaeum;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Economics in Theory and Practice;
Caring for the Environment;

Vol 25#3
Article 2

Video A

69 min

 

03/09/2004

Aviva Brecher

"Balancing Transportation, Energy, and the Environment"

Sigma Xi Lecture;
The Environment in Crisis;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;

Vol 19#8
Article 2

N/A

min

 

11/16/2005

Marc Brody '83

"An Entrepreneurial Model for Conserving the Giant Pandas: How a CMC Alumnus and the Roberts Enviroinmental Center are Making a Difference"

CMC Alumni at the Athenaeum;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 21#4
Article 9

N/A

min

 

02/07/1996

David Brower

"A Vision of the Future: Environmental Imperatives in the Twenty-first Century"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 11#6
Article 3

N/A

min

 

02/10/1998

Dale Burger

"Extraterrestrial Environment: Mars Explorer Project"

Extraterrestrial Environments;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 13#7
Article 2

N/A

73 min

 

02/09/1999

Christopher Childs

"Making the New Eden: The Human Creative Spirit and the Movement to Save The Earth"

Regional and Global Environmental Issues;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 14#7
Article 2

N/A

71 min

 

02/11/2009

Minsuk Cho

"Mass Studies"

W.M. Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Henry Luce Foundation Speaker;

Vol 24#6
Article 5

Video A

70 min

 

03/12/2003

Gary Comstock

"Vexing Nature? On Ethics and Genetically Modified Food"

The Environment in Crisis;
David E. French Lecture;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 18#9
Article 3

N/A

65 min

 

04/05/2007

Lily Donge '94

"Greening Global Investments"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
CMC Alumni at the Athenaeum;

Vol 22#8
Article 4

Video A

37 min

 

03/02/2005

Debra Erickson

"Saving the Orangutans of Borneo"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 20#8
Article 12

N/A

72 min

 

10/20/1999

Josh Farley

"The Limits of the Market Economy With Respect to Public Goods or Why Ecological Economics?"

Environmental Activism;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 15#3
Article 5

N/A

72 min

 

04/08/2003

J. Michael Fay

"The Last of the True African Explorers"

The Environment in Crisis;
David E. French Lecture;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 18#10
Article 8

N/A

73 min

 

03/20/2007

J. Michael Fay

"Saving Africa's Eden"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 22#7
Article 7

Video A-

72 min

 

11/09/1999

Loren Finkelstein

"Are We Headed For A Green Millenium?"

Environmental Activism;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 15#5
Article 2

N/A

53 min

 

10/27/1999

Lois Gibbs

"Lessons Learned from Love Canal Applied to the 21st Century"

Environmental Activism;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 15#4
Article 2

N/A

39 min

 

02/05/2003

Robert Goldberg

"The Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Agriculture"

The Environment in Crisis;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
David E. French Lecture;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;

Vol 18#6
Article 8

N/A

73 min

 

10/22/1998

Larry Goldzband

"Habitat Conservation Planning in California: Dealing with the Endangered Species Act"

Regional and Global Environmental Issues;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 14#3
Article 5

N/A

43 min

 

02/08/2005

Brian Greene

"String Theory: Reaching for Einstein's Dream""

The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 20#7
Article 2

N/A

71 min

 

04/04/2014

David Guy

"Groundwater Management: Solutions are in Sight" (full issue)

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol #

min

 

04/04/2014

Maurice Hall

"Groundwater Management: Solutions are in Sight" (full issue)

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol #

min

 

03/06/1997

Paul Hawken

"Natural Capitalism"

The Environment and Econmics;
David E. French Lecture;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 12#7
Article 9

N/A

71 min

 

01/29/1998

Mike Hertel

"Environmental Regulation in the 21st Century: We Need a Change"

Corporate Environmental Leadership;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 13#6
Article 5

N/A

72 min

 

11/01/2004

Richard Holdaway

"New Zealand: A Place Apart"

The Environment in Crisis;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 20#4
Article 6

N/A

min

 

04/14/2009

Kurt Zenz House '01

"Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage as a Means to Close the Carbon Loop"

CMC Alumni at the Athenaeum;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 24#10
Article 2

Video

min

 

09/20/2006

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

"Crimes Against Nature"

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Claremont McKenna College at 60 Years;
Leadership in Times of Crisis: The Environment;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Henry Kravis Leadership Institute Speaker;

Vol 22#1
Article 8

Video A

82 min

 

11/06/2007

Elizabeth Kolbert

"Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature and Climate Change"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Climate Change;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;

Vol 23#4
Article 2

Video

min

 

10/05/2006

Gerald Kooyman

"Emperor Penguins: Residents of the 10th Planet"

Life at the Limits: The Physiology of Extremophiles;
Joint Science Department Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
Henry Kravis Leadership Institute Speaker;

Vol 22#2
Article 8

Video A-

57 min

 

10/26/1993

Ron Lehman II '68

"The Environmental Consequences of Arms Control Disarmament"

CMC Alumni at the Athenaeum;
W.M. Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 09#3
Article 3

N/A

55 min

 

10/08/2002

Bjorn Lomborg

"The Skeptical Environmentalist"

The Environment in Crisis;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 18#2
Article 6

N/A

82 min

 

02/24/2004

Barry Lopez

"Readings" (full issue)

Literature at the Athenaeum;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol #

N/A

min

 

04/26/2006

Wangari Maathai

"Sustainable Development, Democracy, and Peace: A Critical Link"

Nobel Laureates at the Athenaeum;
David E. French Lecture;
President’s Office Speaker;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 21#8
Article 13

Video A

75 min

 

03/30/1995

Ross MacPhee

"40,000 Year Plague: A Natural History of Human-Induced Extinction"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 10#9
Article 4

N/A

70 min

 

04/04/2014

Joan Maher

"Groundwater Management: Solutions are in Sight" (full issue)

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol #

min

 

03/11/2014

Felicia Marcus

"California Water Policy- The Challenges Ahead"

Henry Kravis Leadership Institute Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 29#10
Article 3

Video

min

 

03/23/1994

John McPhee

"Rising From the Plains"

The Wallace Stegner Legacy;
Literature at the Athenaeum;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 09#8
Article 5

N/A

65 min

 

03/23/1994

Yolanda McPhee

"Rising From the Plains"

The Wallace Stegner Legacy;
Literature at the Athenaeum;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 09#8
Article 5

N/A

65 min

 

09/20/2010

Ken Mehlman

"Why Would A Global Industry-Leading Leveraged Buyout Firm Suddenly Go Green?"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
President's Leaders Forum Speaker;

Vol 26#1
Article 6

Video A

54 min

 

10/08/2001

Tamara Nameroff

Revolutionary Chemistry for Sustainable Development"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 17#3
Article 1

N/A

53 min

 

05/06/2014

Mary Nichols

"Law and the Environment"

Henry Kravis Leadership Institute Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 29#12
Article 16

min

 

02/18/2014

Ron Nichols

"Balancing Environmental Sustainability, Costs and Politics – Water and Power for Los Angeles"

Henry Kravis Leadership Institute Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 29#8
Article 6

Video A

54 min

 

11/17/1998

Jamling Tenzing Norgay

"The Norgay Story: A Family Legacy of Adventure"

Regional and Global Environmental Issues;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 14#5
Article 8

N/A

58 min

 

01/24/2012

David Orr

"Resilience in a Black Swan World"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Development Office Speaker;

Vol 27#7
Article 3

Video A

70 min

 

04/26/1994

Adam Pack

"Are Dolphins Even Smarter Than We Thought?"

Department of Psychology Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 09#11
Article 1

N/A

65 min

 

01/23/2007

Carl Pope

"Convenient Opportunities: How We Can Learn to Love Licking Global Warming"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 22#5
Article 4

Video A

59 min

 

10/09/2006

David Powell

"Giant Pandas: Past, Present, Future, and the Million Dollar Question"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Sigma Xi Lecture;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
Leadership in Times of Crisis: The Environment;

Vol 22#2
Article 9

Video A-

72 min

 

09/15/2009

David Rutledge

"Hubbert's Peak, the Coal Question, and Climate Change"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Caring for the Environment;

Vol 25#1
Article 3

Video A

64 min

 

03/13/2002

Robert Sapolsky

"Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: Stress, Disease and Coping"

David E. French Lecture;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 17#9
Article 3

N/A

62 min

 

11/17/2003

Eric Schlosser

"Conversation with Eric Schlosser"

The Environment in Crisis;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 19#4
Article 5

N/A

min

 

10/09/2002

Stephen Schneider

"Global Warming: Neglecting the Complexities"

The Environment in Crisis;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 18#2
Article 7

N/A

68 min

 

03/08/2004

Eugenie Scott

"The Case Against Intelligent Design"

Intelligent Design;
Henry Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom in the Modern World Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 19#8
Article 1

N/A

min

 

03/05/1998

Gerald Secundy

"Corporate Environmental Ethics"

Corporate Environmental Leadership;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 13#8
Article 8

N/A

61 min

 

09/28/1998

Sunniva Sorby

"The Global Importance of Antarctica"

Regional and Global Environmental Issues;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 14#2
Article 1

N/A

83 min

 

02/24/1998

Robert Staehle

"Extraterrestrial Environment: Pluto Express Project"

Extraterrestrial Environments;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 13#8
Article 2

N/A

74 min

 

04/22/2014

Thomas Steyer

"Acting Politically to Avert Climate Disaster and Preserve American Prosperity"

Henry Kravis Leadership Institute Speaker;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 29#12
Article 10

min

 

04/04/2014

Caren Trgovich

"Groundwater Management: Solutions are in Sight" (full issue)

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol #

min

 

04/05/2001

R.Gerard Ward

"Reshaping Places: Examples From the Pacific Islands"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 16#9
Article 9

N/A

71 min

 

09/14/1999

Paul Watson

"Environmental Activism and Direct Action"

Environmental Activism;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 15#1
Article 4

N/A

78 min

 

04/07/1999

Adam Werbach

"Act Now, Apologize Later"

Regional and Global Environmental Issues;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 14#10
Article 8

N/A

72 min

 

04/04/2014

Meena Westford

"Groundwater Management: Solutions are in Sight" (full issue)

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol #

min

 

10/27/1998

Douglas Wheeler

"Saving Lake Baikal and Lake Tahoe: Is It Possible?"

Regional and Global Environmental Issues;
George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;

Vol 14#4
Article 2

N/A

33 min

 

10/01/2007

Terry Tempest Williams

"Finding Beauty in a Broken World"

George Roberts Environmental Center Speaker;
Climate Change;
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Speaker;

Vol 23#2
Article 3

Video A

65 min

 

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