Past Seminar

RFF Presents an Evening with Yoram Bauman, author of The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

Jun 11, 2014 Webcast

About the Event

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate ChangePlease join Resources for the Future (RFF) for the Washington, DC, book release of Yoram Bauman’s The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, published by Island Press.

Using information from the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, Yoram Bauman, "the world's first and only stand-up economist," will provide a unique and entertaining overview of climate science, predictions, and policy. He’ll cover everything from Milankovitch cycles to carbon taxes and will break down complex science and economics with accessible comparisons—not to mention some good jokes—to convey a practical understanding of climate change.

About the Author

Yoram BaumanYoram Bauman, "the world's first and only stand-up economist," performs regularly at colleges and corporate events, sharing the stage with everyone from Robin Williams to Paul Krugman. He has appeared in TIME magazine and on PBS and NPR, and is the co-author of the two-volume Cartoon Introduction to Economics, which is now available in Chinese, German, Italian, and other languages. He is a carbon tax fellow at Sightline Institute, where he co-authored Tax Shift with Alan Durning.

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*Books will be available for sale.