Climate Index Insurance Workshop

by |December 15th, 2011

December 14-15, 2011 Climate Index Insurance Workshop Buenos Aires, Argentina Guillermo Podestá, CRED principal investigator (PI) and University of Miami research professor, led a workshop on climate index insurance last December 14, 2011, with CRED co-PIs and collaborators from Argentina’s agricultural research institute, INTA. The workshop explored opportunities/obstacles associated with the use of innovative insurance… read more

Play for Nonprofit

by |December 2nd, 2011

January 26, 2012 Play for Nonprofit New York, New York CRED researcher Daniel Osgood participated in a panel discussion at the “Play for Nonprofit” event at The New School. The panel was co-hosted by two student groups at the New School: the New School Game Club and the Association for International Development. Dan spoke about… read more

UNFOLD: Climate Change Art & Science Dating Game

by |December 1st, 2011

December 1, 2011 UNFOLD: Climate Change Art & Science Dating Game New York, New York In collaboration with PositiveFeedback, CRED recently co-hosted a speed dating event for climate scientists and artists at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School for Design, as part of the exhibition “U-n-f-o-l-d, A Cultural Response to… read more

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2011 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Annual Conference

by |November 29th, 2011

November 29 – December 2, 2011 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Annual Conference Washington DC CRED research was well represented and included the following topics: – “I’ll do the easy thing, you do the hard thing” by S. Attari (Session: Key Lessons From Behavior) – “Public Misperceptions And Effective Behaviors” by S. Attari (Session:… read more

International Climate & Society Conference

by |November 19th, 2011

November 19, 2011 International Climate and Society Conference Thimphu, Bhutan CRED Co-Director Ben Orlove participated in this summit investigating climate change over the Himalayas, its various impacts on human and natural systems, and strategies for adaptation. For more details on this Earth Institute collaboration, read here or visit the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and… read more

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Falling Walls 2011

by |November 9th, 2011

November 9, 2011 Falling Walls Berlin, Germany CRED Co-Director Elke Weber spoke at Falling Walls, an international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society on the anniversary of the Berlin wall falling. As part of her keynote address, German chancellor Angela Merkel cites Elke’s work as a critical contribution to better understanding how decisions… read more

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SJDM Annual Conference 2011

by |November 7th, 2011

November 4-7, 2011 Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) Annual Conference Seattle, Washington CRED researchers presenting at this year’s SJDM Conference: Arora, P. (Manhattan College); Logg, J. (University of California, Berkeley); Larrick, R. (Duke University) I’ll Let You Walk All Over Me If It Makes Me Look Good: Role of Group and Beneficiary Identity… read more

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Mind and Life XXIII Conference

by |October 21st, 2011

October 17-21, 2011 Mind and Life XXIII Conference Dharamshala, India CRED Co-Director Elke Weber met with the Dalai Lama along with other climate, behavioral and environmental scientists and Buddhist scholars to discuss Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence. Participating in a session on “Ethics and Action: The Psychology of Action and Behavior Change”, Elke presented the CRED… read more

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CRED researchers at NSF Hazards Research Showcase

NSF Hazards Research Showcase

by |September 7th, 2011

September 6-7, 2011 NSF Hazards Research Showcase NSF Headquarters and Capitol Hill, Washington DC CRED Co-Directors Ben Orlove and Kenneth Broad, along with CRED researcher Robert Meyer and Psychology doctoral student Katherine Thompson, were asked to present research related to natural hazards at the NSF Hazards Research Showcase. For more information, read Katherine Thompson’s EI… read more

2011 Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium

by |May 25th, 2011

May 2011 2011 Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium Garrison Institute- Garrison, New York Shahzeen Attari, CRED postdoctoral researcher and Earth Institute Fellow, gave a presentation on “Human behavior and energy consumption: Understanding decisions about energy” at the Garrison Institute. »Click here to download Dr. Attari’s presentation file. »Click on video below to watch Dr. Attari’s… read more