Solutions and Strategies for Fostering GeoEthics and Enhancing the Geosciences Section Posters

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Britta Voss, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Neesha R Schnepf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Britta Voss, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  Neesha R Schnepf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, Gretchen T Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States and David W Mogk, Montana State Univ, Bozeman, MT, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Britta Voss, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement: An Ethical Dilemma for the Geosciences?
Charles H Greene, Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Ithaca, NY, United States and Daniel M Kammen, University of California Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy, Berkeley, CA, United States
What Is the (ethical) Role of Scientists?
Naomi Oreskes, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
The Oil Industries Fake Abundance Story: Is Distortion of the Truth Ever Appropriate?
James W Murray, University of Washington Seattle Campus, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA, United States
Science, Ethics and the Climate Responsibilities of Industrial Carbon Producers
Peter C Frumhoff, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA, United States
Blossoming Behind Bars: Relationships Between Eco-Education, Ethics and Personal Empowerment in Gardening and Mindfulness Programming Within San Quentin Prison
Lisa Benham1, Rachel O'Malley1, Anne Marie Todd2, Deanna Fassett2 and Beth Waitkus3, (1)San Jose State University, Environmental Studies, San Jose, CA, United States, (2)San Jose State University, Communication Studies, San Jose, CA, United States, (3)Insight Garden Program, Berkeley, CA, United States
Anthropogenic impacts on continental margins: New frontiers and engagement arena for global sustainability research and action
Kon Kee Liu, NCU National Central University of Taiwan, Jhongli, Taiwan, Bruce Glavovic, Massey University, School of People, Environment and Planning, Palmeston North, New Zealand, Karin Limburg, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, United States, Kay-Christian Emeis, Univ Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, Helmuth Thomas, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, Hartwig Kremer, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya, Bernard Avril, Institute of Marine Research Bergen, IMBER IPO, Bergen, Norway, Jing Zhang, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, Margaret R Mulholland, Old Dominion Univ, Norfolk, VA, United States, Marion Glaser, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen, Germany and Dennis P Swaney, Cornell University, Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Ithaca, NY, United States
GeoEthics from the Ground Up: A Carbon-Neutral Education
Alexandra Moore, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States and Louis A Derry, Cornell Univ, Ithaca, NY, United States
Earth’s Systems as Models of Ethical Behavior: The Basis for an Ethic of Sustainability
Timothy M Lutz, West Chester Univ, West Chester, PA, United States
Geoethics in the Years of Living Dangerously
James Schmitt, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States
Risk communication, geoethics and decision science issues in Japan's disaster management system
Megumi Sugimoto, Kyushu University, Graduate Education and Research Training Program in Decision Science for a Sustainable Society, Fukuoka, Japan
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