Garrison Institute Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium

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A program of the Garrison Institute's Initiative on Transformational Ecology that explores the connection between social sciences research and human-based solutions to climate change.  The Climate, Mind and Behavior program seeks to translate science-based knowledge into smart, new initiatives that reduce our energy and carbon footprints in ways that are better aligned with human nature.


Event Materials

DRAFT Agenda Overview - Climate, Mind and Behavior 2012 Symposium
DRAFT Agenda Details – Climate, Mind and Behavior 2012 Symposium

Required Reading for Dr. Michael Dorsey’s Plenary Presentation:

Michael Dorsey

Bond, P. and M. K. Dorsey. 2011. Anatomies of Knowledge and Resistance:  Diverse Climate Justice Movements and Waning Eco-Neoliberalism. Australian Journal of Political Economy. pp. 286-316.

Dorsey, M.K. 2008. The African American Climate Change Crisis: Quiet Nightmare or Subtle Opportunity? Focus Magazine (January/February), pp. 1 & 16-17.

Suggested Reading and Videos for Plenary Presentations:

Bob Doppelt
From Me to We: The Five Transformational Commitments Required to Rescue the Planet, Your Organization, and Your Life (plenary presentation for CMB 2012)

Jon Krosnick

Woods Institute for the Environment website (includes several background videos, papers, and reports)

John A. ‘Skip’ Laitner
The Long-Term Energy Efficiency Potential: What the Evidence Suggests

George Marshall

Common Cause Handbook

From Hot Air to Happy Endings

Juliet Schor

Schor, Juliet B. 2010. Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth.  The Penguin Press, New York.

Schor, Juliet B. 2005. Sustainable Consumption and Worktime Reduction.  Journal of Industrial Ecology.  Volume 9, Number 1-2.

See these websites to view background lectures and videos:

Economic fallacies: is it time to work more, or less?

New Economics Institute

Juliet Schor: Plenitude (Vimeo Video)

Visualizing a Plenitude Economy (Youtube Video)

Mary Evelyn Tucker
Religion and a New Environmental Ethic (short video)

Tucker, Mary Evelyn and John A. Grim, Eds.  Religion and Ecology: Can the Climate Change?  Daedelus, Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Journey of the Universe

February 15th, 2012 12:00 AM   through   February 17th, 2012 12:00 AM
Phone: 845-424-4800 ext 134
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