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Lectures: Monday (M), Wednesday (W) 8:40 - 9:55 a.m Plant Science 233


Date Day Speaker Lecture Title
Janurary 21 M Mary Lou Zeeman Intro: We only have one planet

January 23 W Jason Hamilton Sustainability Introduction

PowerPoint presentation

January 25 F TBA Student Activism Panel

Contact information

Carbon and Climate
January 28 M Zellman Warhaft The engine and the atmosphere

PowerPoint presentation

January 30 W Art DeGaetano Global warming and climate change

PowerPoint presentation

Energy and Food/Nutrition
February 4 M Paul McEuen The future of energy

PowerPoint presentation

February 6 W Per Pinstrup-Andersen World hunger and politics

PowerPoint presentation

February 11 M David Hammer Fusion: The ultimate energy source

PDF presentation

February 13 W Ross M. Welch

Farming for health. Agriculture & Human Health United:
A global imperative

PowerPoint presentation

Agriculture and Water
February 18 M David Wolfe It's Not Just About Polar Bears: Projected Climate Change Impacts for the Northeast and What We Can Do About It.

PowerPoint Presentation

February 20 W Rebecca Schneider Global water scarcity; a framework for sustainable management

PowerPoint Presentation

Business and Economics
February 25 M Mark Milstein Business and Sustainability: Catalyst or Irritant?

PowerPoint Presentation

February 27 W Class Cancelled
Mental and Environmental Health
March 3 M Tim Fahey

Acid rain and ecosystem health

PowerPoint Presentation

March 5 W David McCobb Human happiness and the environment
Green Community
March 10 M Elan Shapiro Green & Just Cities: Essential & Possible
March 12 W Thomas Eisner Activism: A personal account

PowerPoint Presentation

SPRING BREAK
Ideology and Conflict
March 24 M Thomas Gilovich Ideological blindness

PowerPoint Presentation

March 26 W Matthew Evangelista Environment, population, and security

PowerPoint Presentation

Biodiversity and Conservation
March 31 M Liz Walker Implementing a sustainable culture

PowerPoint Presentation

April 2 W Andy Zepp Local activism and land management

PowerPoint Presentation

April 7 M Katy Payne So what if whales sing and elephants grieve?

PowerPoint Presentation

April 9 W Tom Eisner What's in a species?
Small World and Making Connections
April 14 M Steve Strogatz and Laura Harrington Global connections and disease

Harrington PowerPoint

Strogatz PowerPoint

April 16 M Kurt Gottfried Union of Concerned Scientists
Recommended special events:
April 17 Thurs. Timothy Wirth
Former Senator and President of the United Nations Foundation
2008 Iscol Lecture
April 18 F Timothy Wirth lecture, in Climate and Global Warming (EAS 268. open to BioNB 321 students 233 Plant Science, 10:10 a.m.
Whatever Your Talent...
April 21 M TBA Panel: Activisim in Art

April 23 and 25

W and F Action Project Presentations Clayton DeFisher

Edgewood Warner

Elena Miller-ter Kuile & Alex Garcia

Emma

Anne Lise Cossart

J. Gross

Leo

Maxine

Christina Romero

Laura Seeholzer

Lauren Childs

Vikas Reddy

Closure
April 28 M Dominic Frongillo Al Gore Told Us to Run for Office -- What Happens When You Do

PowerPoint Presentation

April 30 W Zeeman, Eisner, McCobb Closure

PowerPoint Presentation

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