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2009 WINTER SEMINAR SERIES

Achieving Environmental Sustainability:
The Role of U.S. Higher Education


The Union College Environmental Science and Policy program at Union kicks off the Winter seminar series Wednesday, 21 January 2009. This is the 12th year that this series has been run by the ES&P program. Since its inception, this seminar series has tackled some of the key environmental issues that we face as a society. The first winter seminar was in 1998 was "Global climate change."

This year the Winter seminar series is: "Achieving Environmental Sustainability: The Role of U.S. Higher Education" There are four talks in the series, which are all on Wednesdays in the Nott Memorial in the center of campus, and all are free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. A reception follows each seminar.

21 January 2009
7:00 PM Wednesday
Dr. David Orr, Oberlin College
“Some Like it Hot, Lots More Don’t: The Changing Climate of US
Politics”
(web)

4 February 2009
7:00 PM Wednesday
Dr. Tyrone Hayes, University of California at Berkeley
“From Silent Spring to Silent Night” (web)

11 February 2009
7:00 PM Wednesday
Geoff Garver, Laval University and
Dr. Peter G. Brown, McGill University
“Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy” (web)

18 February 2009
7:00 PM Wednesday
James Howard Kunstler, Skidmore College
“Urban Planning, Design, Peak Oil and Sustainability” (web)

All talks are free and open to the public. All are at 7 PM in the Nott Memorial. Parking is available on campus a short walk to the Nott Memorial. Download this map for parking areas that will be open and available ("P").


Past ESP Winter Seminar series at Union can be seen here.


 

 

 
 

This document can be located from: http://minerva.union.edu/env/ES_home.html


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