Seventh Annual John H. Carlson Lecture with Susan Solomon

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00

"A Brief History of Environmental Successes"

Humans have faced a series of national and global environmental challenges in the past half-century, including smog, the use of lead in gasoline, ozone depletion, and much more. This talk reveals how combinations of science, public policy, industry participation, and the engagement of citizens succeeded in addressing past environmental challenges. Finally, I probe how the lessons learned help us understand how to better manage today's environmental problems, including climate change.

The John Carlson Lecture communicates exciting new results in climate science to the general public. Free of charge and open to the general public, the lecture is made possible by a generous gift from MIT alumnus John H. Carlson to the Lorenz Center in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT.


Presented by

Susan Solomon, Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies, MIT
Location: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA


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