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April 2013 Webinar

Teaching About Climate Change in the Introductory Economics Course

Presenter: Frank Ackerman, Synapse Energy Economics

Friday, April 26, 2013

Time - 10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern
Duration
- 1 hour. The presentation is 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of discussion.
Format
- Online web presentation via phone and Blackboard Collaborate web conference software with questions and answers following.

Registration is closed for this webinar.

Watch or download the Screencast (Quicktime MP4 Video 99.3MB Apr26 13) of the event.
Download the presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 4.7MB Apr26 13).

About the Presenter: Frank Ackerman, Synapse Energy Economics, is the author of Can We Afford the Future? Economics for a Warming World; The Economics of 350: The Benefits and Costs of Climate Stabilization; and Priceless: On Knowing the Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing.

Webinar Overview: Based on his extensive research on economic theory and economic modeling, Frank will discuss ways in which concepts taught in principles of economics courses can be used to understand policy choices about climate change.

Links from the presentation

Presenter's Website: http://frankackerman.com/