Nagoya University Global COE Program: From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies


Interenational Conferences

[Main Organizer] Global COE Special Lectures on
“Climate Change, Resource-Energy Use and Sustainability of the Earth and Human Society - Having Experienced the Disasters Caused by East Japan Great Earthquake”
in Memory of the 10th Anniversary of Nagoya University Graduate School of Environmental Studies (NU-GSES)


2012.2.29(Wed) 14:00-18:00
Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University




Language: English & Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)
Cost: free

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14:00 – 14:10 Welcome Speeches
0.Tunetoshi Mizoguchi (Dean, NU-GSES) & Tetsuzo Yasunari (Global COE Leader)
1.14:10 – 14:50 Syukuro Manabe (Senior Scientist, Princeton University)
“Global Warming and Water: From Basic Science to Clinical Environmental Studies”

2.14:50 – 15:30 Ernst von Weizsaecker (Co-Chair, International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management)
“Factor 5 – Towards Affluent Society with Least Use of Resources”

(20 min Break)
3.15:50 – 16:20 Hans-Peter Duerr (Emeritus Chairman of Board, Max Planck Institute Physics and Astrophysics)
“Energy and Nuclear Use”
4.16:20 – 17:10 Shohei Yonemoto (Prof., University of Tokyo)
“Politics in Global Change - A Threat Named Global Warming”
(10 min Break)
5.17:20 – 18:00 Panel Discussion: Sustainability after the Disasters Caused by East Japan Great Earthquake
Co-Moderators: Ayumu Iio (Editorialist, Chunichi Newspaper), Yoshitugu Hayashi (Prof., NU-GSES, Director, International Research Center for Sustainable Transport and Cities)
Panelists: Syukuro Manabe, Ernst von Weizsaecker, Hans-Peter Duerr, Shohei Yonemoto

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