David Bradford Seminars Archive

[Virtual] The Coming Exodus? Global Migration Flows in a Changing Climate

Mon, Mar 23, 2020, 12:15 pm

Dr. Robert McLeman is Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. His research focuses the human impacts of environmental change, with particular attention to the effects of climate on migration and displacement.

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CANCELLED: Enabling the Clean Energy Transition in Southeast Asia: Policy Prescriptions and Financing Approaches

Mon, Mar 9, 2020, 12:15 pm

This seminar has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule with the speaker for Fall 2020. Thank you!

 

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Will China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increase Tropical Deforestation? Lessons from Recent Development Aid Projects

Mon, Mar 2, 2020, 12:15 pm

Xingli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). He completed his B.Sc. (1st class Honours) and M.Sc. degrees in Biology at the National University of Singapore in 2007 and 2010, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Making the Case for Large Landscape Conservation: Yellowstone to Yukon

Mon, Feb 24, 2020, 12:15 pm

Jodi is a wildlife corridor ecologist and conservationist, with over 20 years of experience managing large-scale conservation programs. She enjoys applying science-based solutions to complex conservation challenges and works to advance conservation by leading science and community-based and collaborative conservation efforts.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Fusing Facts and Feelings to Motivate Action on Climate Change

Mon, Feb 17, 2020, 12:15 pm

Shahzeen Attari’s research focuses on people's judgments and decisions about climate change and resource use. She has investigated how people think about energy and water use, how people conceptualize the water system, and is currently studying how to use stories to fuse facts and feelings to motivate action on climate change.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Getting to Zero: Can America Transition to a Net-Zero Emissions Energy System?

Mon, Feb 10, 2020, 12:15 pm

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, global emissions of CO2 must fall to zero by roughly mid-century and go net negative soon thereafter. Rich, developed nations like the United States have the means, and arguably the obligation, to lead the pace of transition. What will it take for the United States to build a net-zero emissions...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Does Being a 'Top 10' Worst Polluter Affect Environmental Releases? Evidence from the U.S. Toxic Release Inventory

Mon, Dec 9, 2019, 12:15 pm

Wolfram Schlenker is a Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, where is the co-director of the Center for Environmental Economics and Policy (ceep.columbia.edu) and the co-director of the Energy & Environment Concentration at...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Politics or Personal Experience? Americans’ Attitudes Toward Climate Change and the Environment

Mon, Nov 18, 2019, 12:15 pm

Megan Mullin is Associate Professor of Environmental Politics at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Climate Change and Health: Costly Risks, Common Solutions

Mon, Nov 11, 2019, 12:15 pm

Dr. Vijay Limaye, Climate Change and Health Science Fellow, Science Center, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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Accelerating the Clean Energy Transition: On the Co-Evolution of Policy and Technology

Mon, Nov 4, 2019, 12:15 pm

Tobias Schmidt is Assistant Professor of Energy Politics and the head of the Energy Politics Group at ETH Zurich. In his research, which is published in leading international journals, he analyzes the interaction of energy policy and its underlying politics with technological change in the energy sector.

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
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