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Science and Technology

As Climate Changes, so Could the Genes of the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

The reality of climate change poses a significant threat to global biodiversity. As temperatures rise, the survival of individual species will ultimately depend on their ability...

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Health and Society

Healthy Architecture

In this episode, Kim Rollings from the School of Architecture discusses her work aimed at creating healthier built environments.

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Science and Technology

Water, Energy & 21st Century Solutions

This lecture is given by Jon Freedman, Vice President, Global Partnerships, Government Affairs. Freedman is based in Washington, DC, where he leads global partnerships and...

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Business

Wind, Solar and Storage: A perspective from the Global Leader in Renewables

This lecture features Mike O’Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Development, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the nation’s leader in producing electricity from clean and renewable...

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Science and Technology

Ten Years Hence 2017: Professor Frank Incopera

Professor Frank Incropera, H. Clifford and Evelyn A. Brosey Professor Emeritus and Matthew H. McCloskey Dean Emeritus of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre...

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Health and Society

Integral Ecology: Pope Francis, Ethical Pluralism, and the Planet

This 2015 Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. lecture features Christiana Zenner, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology, science and ethics in the Department of Theology at Fordham...

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Health and Society

A Conversation with Cardinal Rodríguez: Thoughts on Laudato Si and the Synod

The Center for Social Concerns’ annual theme for 2015–16 was the “Care of All Creation,” connecting to the publication of Laudato Si. In January 2016, Cardinal Oscar...

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Law and Politics

The Costs and Benefits of Reducing Carbon Emissions

Richard A. Jensen, Gilbert F. Shafer Professor of Economics from the University of Notre Dame delivered the annual Hesburgh Lecture Series at Public Policy Institute at...

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Health and Society

Fighting for Clean Water

When toxins from algal blooms contaminated Toledo, Ohio’s water supply in 2014, residents found themselves in the midst of a drinking water crisis. Spanning from Lake Erie to...

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