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Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy

November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

In a Chats in the Stacks book talk, Madelon L. Finkel will present her new book, Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy (Praeger, Sept. 2018). Dr. Finkel is professor of healthcare policy & research and director of the Office of Global Health Education at Weill Cornell Medical College. She will discuss the benefits, limitations, and dangers of transporting crude oil and natural gas by pipeline, and the dangers to human health and the environment posed by spills, leaks, and explosions. Dr. Finkel is also the author of Cancer Screening in the Developing World: Case Studies and Strategies from the Field (Dartmouth Press, 2017) and editor of The Human and Environmental Impact of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our World (Praeger Press. 2015).

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. Books available for purchase and signing. The book talk series at Mann Library is supported by the Mary A. Morrison Public Education Fund.

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Date:
November 15
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://events.cornell.edu/event/pipeline_politics