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Date: March 16, 2012 (page 1 of 2)

April 19: “Yert” Film Screening

When: Thursday, April 19th at 7:00pm

Where: Olin 11

Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road—traveling with hope, humor, and all of their garbage—to explore every state in America in search of the extraordinary innovators and citizens who are tackling humanity’s greatest environmental crises.

Click here for more information on the film. Here’s the trailer:

Sponsored by CMS and the Environmental Studies Program.

April 12: “Vanishing of the Bees” Film Screening

When: Thursday, April 12th at 7:00pm

Where: Tisch 316

Filming across the US, in Europe, Australia and Asia, this documentary examines the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the relationship between mankind and mother earth.

Click here for more information on the film.

Sponsored by CMS and the Environmental Studies Program.

 

April 4: “Defending Eden” Film Screening

When: Wednesday, April 4th at 7:00pm

Where: Tisch 304

Join the producer of Prehensile Productions, as we screen the trailer and other clips from the in-production film, Defending Eden. She will talk about the linked issues of filmmaking, environmental impact and preservation of indigenous cultures. They welcome student feedback on the directions the film should take during its development. Sponsored by CMS, ENVS, and the Department of Anthropology.

Click here for more information on the film.

 

March 29: Natural Gas: Risks and Opportunities

When: Thursday, March 29, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Where: Cabot 206, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

CIERP’S Energy, Climate, and Innovation Program presents

Natural Gas: Risks and Opportunities

Shale gas, hydraulic fracturing, and other facts

with Susan Tierney, Managing Principal at Analysis Group,

and Member of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board’s Shale Gas Committee

View the event flyer here

Open to the public. Convened by the Energy, Climate, and Innovation Program at the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy.

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Dr. Susan Tierney is Managing Principal at Analysis Group, a firm providing economic, financial, and business strategy consulting services. She is an expert on energy policy and economics, specializing in the electric and gas industries, and has consulted across sectors on energy markets, economic and environmental regulation and strategy, and energy facility projects.  A former Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy, Massachusetts Environmental Secretary, and a state public utility commissioner, she is a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s energy project and the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board. She has also been appointed to the National Petroleum Council and a director of the Clean Air Task Force, and she is a co-lead author of the energy chapter of the upcoming National Climate Assessment. Dr. Tierney has a Ph.D. and M.A. in regional planning and public policy from Cornell University, and a B.A. from Scripps College.

 

April 27: WSSS Interdisciplinary Water Symposium

When: Friday, April 27, 2012, from 9:15am to 5:00pm
Where: Tufts University Medford Campus, 51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155

We are pleased to announce the 3rd annual student-organized WSSS Interdisciplinary Water Symposium!

The theme for this year’s symposium is The Glass Half Full: Valuing Water in the 21st Century. Students, academics, and professionals in the greater Boston area and across the nation from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors will join us to explore the various complex and interlinking factors of valuing water throughout developed and developing nations.This year the WSSS Symposium is organized by the Tufts University Water: Systems, Science, and Society program in collaboration with the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Please join us for a day of interesting panels, lively conversation, and networking with prominent water experts across the nation.

For Tufts and UMass students, admission to the 3rd Annual Water Symposium on Friday, April 27th is now FREE.  This includes food throughout the day and a networking reception at the end.

In order to sign up for free, please choose “Complimentary” on this form.

All the details on the website: http://www.tufts.edu/water/symposium/
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