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A History of Climate Change

October 16, 2009

James Rodger Fleming, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

An examination of the historical roots of global climate change as a field of inquiry from the Enlightenment to the early twenty-first century, and what a study of the past has to offer the interdisciplinary investigation of current environmental problems.

James Rodger Fleming is professor of science, technology, and society at Colby College. His research involves the history of meteorology, climate change, global change, and the relevance of this history to public policy. Dr. Fleming is the founder of the International Commission on History of Meteorology and author or editor of over a dozen books, including his latest, Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control.

Details

Date:
October 16, 2009

Organizer

Eric Ward
Phone:
816.926.8753
Website:
www.lindahall.org

Venue

Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Phone:
8163634600
Website:
www.lindahall.org

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