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ENVS ColloquiumENVS Colloquium Series 2009

Restoring the Earth: no easy answers
one scientist
one humanist
one policy expert
one topic...
not your ordinary talk.
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Environmental problems are interdisciplinary by nature. They jump fences. They cross boundaries. They donít respect borders. So what does happen when you mix three scholars from different backgrounds and ask them to comment on one topic? Join us and see. Refreshments starting at 3 pm.

February 16, 2009
Dam Removal: Advocacy, Resistance, & Feasibility
William Lewis, CIRES Center for Limnology
Commentators: Mark Squillace, CU Law School and Caitlin Crouch, ENVS
Location: Humanities 1B50, 3:30 - 5:00 pm

April 1, 2009
Food Politics: Cultivation or Conservation? Competing Imperatives for Land Use
Steve Vanderheiden, CU Political Science
Commentators: Alan Townsend, EBIO/ENVS and Lorine Giangola, ENVS
Location: CIRES Auditorium (Room 338 CIRES/Ekeley), 3:30 - 5:00 pm

April 20, 2009
The Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita - Wetland Restoration: Above Else, Do No Harm
Eugene Turner, Louisiana State University
Commentators: Michael Zimmerman, Philosophy and Shali Mohleji, ENVS
Location: CIRES Auditorium (Room 338 CIRES/Ekeley), 3:30 - 5:00 pm

For more information on this series click here.


Spring 2009 Noontime Seminar Talks

Our Spring 2009 Noontime seminar series features the following talks:

  • Deane Little, Profitable Air Capture of CO2, January 28, 2009.
  • Ila Cote, Risk Assessment at the Environmental Protection Agency: Science, Policy and Politics, February 18, 2009.
  • Konrad Steffen, Changes in the Arctic Ice Cover, February 26, 2009.
  • Jason Delborne, The Practice of Scientific Dissent in Agricultural Biotechnology, March 4, 2009.
  • CSTPR Discussion, Reflections on the Copenhagen International Scientific Congress Meeting, 3:00 p.m., CIRES S274, April 13, 2009.
  • Susan Avery, President and Director  for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 3:00 pm, CIRES Auditorium, May 1, 2009.

All talks are free and open to the public and held at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research's conference room from noon-1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted). For directions click here. Be sure to check our events website for updates to this schedule and changes in locations!