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unCOMMON Salon: Rachel Rothschild: Poisonous Skies: Acid Rain and the Globalization of Pollution

unCOMMON Salon: Rachel Rothschild: Poisonous Skies: Acid Rain and the Globalization of Pollution

 
 
Poisonous Skies: Acid Rain and the Globalization of Pollution
 
 
Rachel Rothschild | New York University
 
Hear the untold story of how acid rain changed ideas about the threat fossil fuels posed to the global environment, the attempts of the coal industry to discredit scientific research on the problem, and how we might learn from acid rain's history to better approach environmental threats like climate change.   
 
Rachel Rothschild is currently a Furman Academic Scholar at New York University’s School of Law. She previously served on the faculty of NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized study after receiving her PhD in History from Yale University with distinction.  Her current book project, Poisonous Skies: Acid Rain and the Globalization of Pollution, will be published next year by the University of Chicago Press.
 
 

Tuesday, March 20 | 6:00 pm

Bobst Library | Room 745, 7th Floor, AFC

Open to the Public | Light Refreshments will be served

All are welcome!

This Salon is sponsored by the Bobst Library Reference Departments (Business & Government Documents, Coles Science Center, and Social Sciences & Humanities Reference Center) 

Related LibGuide: unCOMMON @ the Research Commons: A Salon Series by Laurie Murphy

Date:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Avery Fisher Center (AFC)
Campus:
Bobst Library
Categories:
  Library Event  
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Event Organizer

Laurie Murphy