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Call for Papers: The World in 2050 - Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures

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Call for Papers: The World in 2050 - Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures

Inviting presentations of all kinds on the theme of "The World in 2050: Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures" for an online, nearly carbon-neutral conference from October 24 to November 14, 2016. Coordinated by UC Santa Barbara, this conference is part of a series of events on "Climate Futures: This Changes Everything" [] Over a period of three weeks, starting on October 24 and running through November 10, accepted talks and other events will be available for viewing on the conference website. Q&A will also take place online during this period, as participants and registered attendees will be able to connect with speakers and each other via online comments and speakers will be able to reply in the same way. Both the talks and Q&A sessions will remain up on the website as a permanent archive of the event. A conference using this format was staged at UC Santa Barbara in May 2016. As that conference's website [] contains a complete archive of the event, please visit it if you would like to see how this conference will work. In particular, the opening remarks and the accompanying Q&A session [] help explain the rationale for this approach while also demonstrating it. - Abstracts of 250 words and a brief biographical note of about 150 words should be submitted as one document [Word or pdf, only please] by August 15 and attached in a single e-mail copied to e-mail addresses: conference co-organizer John Foran - and our conference assistant Rick Thomas - - Abstracts are due by Monday, August 15, 2016. - Participants will be informed whether their submissions have been accepted or not by Monday, August 29, 2016. - Videos of the talks will be due by Monday, October 10, 2016. Please send any questions to conference co-organizers John Foran - and Ken Hiltner - **Read Attached file for instructions. **