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Constructive Dialogue for Grand Challenges: Lessons Learned from Climate Change


The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: August 10, 2022) — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses how to foster a meaningful dialogue on society’s grand challenges ranging from environmental crisis to social and political upheaval.

This event was put on to celebrate the University of Utah’s 50th anniversary of its College of Social and Behavioral Science. The panel includes the event’s keynote speaker Katharine Hayhoe—chief scientist at The Nature Conservancy and distinguished professor of political science at Texas Tech University.

The other distinguished panelists are professors from the University of Utah’s College of Social and Behavioral Science. Speaking first will be Lisa Aspinwall, professor of psychology; following her will be Thomas Cova, professor of geography; Edmond Fong, associate professor of political science and chair of the division of ethnic studies; Claudia Geist, associate professor of gender studies and sociology; and Rick Larsen, president and CEO of the Sutherland Institute. Moderating the panel will be Brent Steele, chair of the political science department at the University of Utah.

This forum was recorded on April 18th, 2022.

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring forums on local, national, and international issues important to people living in Utah. The program airs every Wednesday at 10 AM and Saturday at 9 AM. Hosted by Anthony Scoma, the program highlights and contextualizes the forums presented by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Produced by KCPW Studios
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