Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2017

September 07
Scaling the Decarbonization Mountain
STEPHEN BRICK, Senior Fellow, Climate and Energy, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

September 14
Even Big Data Start Small: Crowdsourcing for Environment and Health
LEA SHANLEY, Executive Co-Director, South Big Data Innovation Hub, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

September 21
Is Rice Really Nice? Waterbirds and Agriculture in South Asia
GOPI SUNDAR, Director, SarusScape Program, International Crane Foundation

September 28
Taking the High Road in U. S. Cities and States
JOEL ROGERS, Sewell-Bascom Professor of Law, Political Science, Public Affairs and Sociology, University of Wisconsin – Madison

October 05
Sustainability and Science in the Anthropocene
JOSH TEWKSBURY, Director, Colorado Global Hub, Future Earth

October 12
How much, if any, "sustainable” beef can the U. S. have?
GIDON ESHEL, Research Professor of Environmental Physics, Bard College, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

October 17
SAGE Smorgasbord
TRACEY HOLLOWAY, HOLLY GIBBS, MUTLU OZDOGAN, CHRIS KUCHARIK, Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 26
Growing Healthy Soil For Healthy Communities — A Tale of Innovative Community, Academic, and Public Health Partnering
DR. SANJIB BHATTACHARYYA, Laboratory Director City of Milwaukee Health Department

November 02
Finding 100% Renewable Electricity: It’s Easier Done Than Said
DAVE BARBIER, Coordinator, The Office of Sustainability, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point

November 09
The Science, Business and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure: Building Resilience in a Changing World
DAVID BLOCKSTEIN, Chief Scientist, National Council for Science and the Environment

November 16
Got Gold? The Human and Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining: Evidence from the Peruvian Amazon
WILLIAM PAN, Assistant Professor, Global Health Institute, Duke University

November 30
Synthetic Biology and the Conservation of Nature
KENT REDFORD, Principal, Archipelago Consulting Portland, Maine

December 07
Seed systems for small holder farmers
FRED RATTUNDE, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics