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Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy (rescheduled to 11/29)

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:30pm

Mann Library, Room 160
Cornell University Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

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 (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Press. 2015).

Light refreshments served.

PLEASE NOTE: This book talk has been RESCHEDULED from its original date on 11/15 to 11/29, with a new start time of 4:30pm

The book talk series at Mann Library is supported by the Mary A. Morrison Public Education Fund.

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Author Appearance, Lecture, Presentation


Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability


CALScomm, health, Cornell University Library, Mann Library, CUL, Global Health, book talk, weill cornell, healthcare, Public Policy, Global Cornell, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Sustainability


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Jenny Leijonhufvud

Contact Phone

(607) 255-9998


Dr. Madelon L. Finkel

Speaker Affiliation

Weill Cornell Medical College

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