March 26, 2014

There is irrefutable evidence that the effects of global climate change are upon us. So what is next? Is it within our capacity to change our current course to avoid the more severe impacts, or is it too late? Can we change the hearts and minds of our elected officials, and get them to face reality? How do we cultivate the political will and leadership necessary to guide us through this impending storm? Or is it time to hunker down?

Among the several topics within this presentation, Keith will make the argument that incentives will get people to adopt new ways of building and consuming resources. Aaron believes that the magnitude of the problem and the level of urgency requires enforceable regulations, which will be greatly aided with improving citizen response-ability by creating opportunities for social learning.