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December 2014

Sustainable Development in Asia

December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cabot 703,
Tufts University Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA United States
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Tweet The authors will discuss their recent book series examining sustainable development in six countries in Asia. RSVP here. More information.

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November 2014

Documentary Screening: Our Daily Bread

November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Latin Way 250s

Tweet Maybe you’ve heard the stories, but have you ever looked industrial agriculture in the face? Well now is the time! The Green House is back with another flick in its sustainable film series: “Our Daily Bread,” which shows the stark realities of Europe’s mechanized food production and calls into question what ends up on our plates. (http://www.ourdailybread.at/jart/projects/utb/website.jart?rel=en&content-id=1130864824947) Come to the Latin Way 250s on Thursday, November 13th, 7:30-9:30pm for free (Danish) pastries, a movie, and discussion. We are honored…

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October 2014

Eco-Imaginaries: Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tweet The Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference Committee is pleased to share the following CFP for the fourth annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, “Eco-Imaginaries”. The keynote will be delivered by Elizabeth DeLoughery, an associate professor of English and of the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles. We welcome papers from all disciplines and fields whose work participates in emergent conversations about the environment in the humanities. Please send your abstract of no more than…

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June 2014

Mass. Water Resources Conference

June 18 - 20

Tweet The Mass. Water Resources Research Center is collaborating with UCOWR, NIWR, and CUAHSI to organize a three-day conference at Tufts University on the theme of Water Systems, Science, and Society under Global Change. We are in charge of a track on Evolving Roles of Blue, Green, and Grey Water in Agricultural Water Security and Resilience under Uncertainty. We are particularly interested in the on-the-ground work of extension with farmers/landowners in the US. Please see the conference website.

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Water Systems, Science, and Society Under Global Change Conference

June 18 - 20

Tweet UCOWR-NIWR-CUAHSI Conference, Water Systems, Science, and Society Under Global Change, to be held at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts. Plenary speakers include Alva Couch, CUASHI; Richard Hooper, CUAHSI; Robert Hirsch, U.S. Geological Survey; Arjen Hoekstra, University of Twente; Annette Huber-Lee, Stockholm Environment Institute; Upmanu Lall, Columbia University; Dennis Lettenmaier, University of Washington; Jay Lund, UC-Davis; Daene McKinney, UT-Austin; Dan Sheer, HydroLogics; and Peter Weiskel, U.S. Geological Survey. We hope that you have already registered for the conference, but if not,…

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May 2014

The President’s Picnic

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tufts University,
The President's Lawn, Medford/Somerville, MA United States

Tweet The picnic on the Medford/Somerville campus will take place on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the President’s Lawn. The rain date is Thursday, May 22. All students and faculty are invited to a picnic hosted by the University President himself. As part of Tufts’ ongoing commitment to campus sustainability, the picnic will once again be a zero-waste event, which means that everything used will be either recycled or composted. To minimize waste even further,…

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Webinar: Security and Sustainability

May 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tweet In the first week of May,  the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) plans to release the report of the third U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA).   The NCA is a climate status report authorized every four years under the Global Change Research Act of 1990. It is based on the best available science and written by hundreds of scientists and experts from academia; government; the private; and non-profit sectors. The USGCRP released the draft report for public comment nearly a year ago. The Security and Sustainability forum hosted a…

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National Climate Seminar: China – How Much Climate Action?

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tweet Each semester, The National Climate Seminar provides a twice-monthly call-in opportunity for your students to engage with top climate scientists, economists, political leaders, film-makers, business pioneers, artists and others who are on the front lines of understanding global warming, and driving change to stabilize the climate.  Students can send in advance questions or ask questions in real time, and all conversations are available for podcast after the call. The Seminar is sponsored by The Bard Center for Environmental Policy. Calls are first…

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Tufts GIS Poster Expo

May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Arts Center

Tweet The Tufts GIS Poster Expo is coming up, and we welcome you to join us. We’ll have all the posters from the past year’s GIS classes, plus food and prizes.

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Shale Gas Development Impacts on Surface Water Quality in Pennsylvania

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center, Tisch College, Medford

Tweet Sheila Olmstead, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, University of Texas-Austin Ms. Olmstead will be speaking live from the University of Texas-Austin. This event is part of the Lunch and Learn series sponsored by the Environmental Studies department. See the full line-up of spring speakers here.

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