April 8th: Bill Nye to deliver Keynote


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Please make sure to pick up your tickets at TIC inside the Alfred Lerner Hall (Tuesday – Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) preferably before the event or you will need to arrive by 6:45 PM the day of the event.Screen Shot 2015-03-25 at 5.44.29 PM

Next Generation Nuclear Power: The Solution to Climate Change?

Film screening of “Pandora’s Promise” followed by a discussion about nuclear energy with:

Introduction by:

Nobuo Tanka, President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation, & former IEA Director

Keynote Address:

Bill Nye, a.k.a “The Science Guy”


Andrew Revkin, The New York Times

Robert Stone, Award Winning Film Director

Gernot Wagner, Environmental Defense Fund

New York, April 8th, 2015, 7:15 pm – 11:00pm

Columbia University, Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium

Does nuclear energy have any role in stopping climate change?  Kicking off the first of three days highlighting nuclear energy at Columbia University, CUCSD presents a screening of PANDORA’S PROMISE followed by a panel discussion with experts.  Introduced by Nobuo Tanaka, President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation and former Executive Director of the IEA, a keynote by Bill Nye, The Science Guy, and author of Undeniable, who will also join our panel, Academy-Award®-nominated director Robert StoneGernot Wagner from Environmental Defense Fund and author of Climate Shock, and moderated by The New York Times’ Andrew Revkin.  The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. PANDORA’S PROMISE asks whether the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate catastrophe.

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Please note that while this event will be open to the general public, Columbia University students and faculty are being given priority. Advanced ticket prices for CUID holders is $7. If you are a CUID holder, tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday, 27th of March. General public ticket sales will open next week.

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