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March 2015
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Macroeconomics in the Age of Climate Change

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ASEAN Auditorium, Fletcher School, Tufts University,
160 Packard Ave., Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Tweet GDAE will award its 2015 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought to Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor. The award recognizes the contributions that these researchers have made to our understanding of the relationships between environmental quality and the macroeconomy.  As part of the ceremony, awardees willl lecture on the theme “Macroeconomics in the Age of Climate Change.” A reception will follow the ceremony.  This event is free and open to the public.  

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World Water Day (BeCause Water)

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
50 Milk Street, 17th Floor , Boston, MA 02109 United States
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Tweet The goal of the event is to bring together Greater Boston’s community of water enthusiasts to enable connections, raise awareness about local water, and show Boston’s official premier of the award winning  film -Divide in Concord.    Join us for an afternoon of networking with Senator Eldridge, UNICEF, Water For Good, and many more. Student groups, individual activists, and those seeking ways to get involved are welcome! For questions, please contact jameson[at]becausewater.com

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(ENVS Lunch & Learn) Air quality in developing world disaster and conflict zones: the case of Haiti

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center

Tweet Data on air quality are remarkably limited in the poorest of the world’s countries. This is especially true for post conflict and disaster zones, where international relief efforts focus on more salient public health challenges such as water and sanitation, infectious diseases and housing. We use post-earthquake Haiti as an example case and contend there is an unmet need for additional attention to an important health challenge. Dr. Ann Rappaport has helped develop and implement the hazardous waste regulatory program…

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2015 National Forum on Women & Biking

March 10 - 12
Unnamed Venue,
Washington, DC,
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(ENVS Lunch & Learn) The African elephant poaching crisis

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center

Tweet Ms. St. Clair Knobloch will discuss the poaching crisis facing African elephants – the direct causes and the indirect circumstances that worsen it — and the potential solutions. She has been particularly focused on the fate of the now critically endangered African forest elephant, on U.S. foreign policy goals in the region the forest elephants inhabit, and on how those goals are disrupted by the ivory trade. Nicole St. Clair Knobloch worked on climate policy, communications, and strategy for Ceres,…

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February 2015

The Conway School Winter Student Project Presentations

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Conway, MA United States
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Tweet Thinking about applying to The Conway School’s graduate program in sustainable landscape planning and design? Check out the Winter Student Project Presentations on February 27th before you submit your application on April 15th. More details at their website.

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(ENVS Lunch & Learn) Flooding risk and the modernization of agriculture

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center

Tweet Approximately 30% of the cultivated rice area in India is prone to crop damage from prolonged flooding. Dr. Emerick will discuss a two-year study in rural Odisha India investigating the effects of introducing a new flood-tolerant rice variety on farm investment. He will discuss the effects on both farm productivity and farmer decision-making. Kyle Emerick received his PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley in 2014. His research is in development economics — with a particular focus on…

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4th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Conference

February 25 - 26
Unnamed Venue,
San Antonio , TX United States
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Reversing Global Warming: Carbon Farming for Food, Health, Prosperity and Planet!

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bristol Community College

Tweet This one-day conference, sponsored by the Institute for Sustainability and Post-carbon Education and organized by Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, will take place at Bristol Community College in Fall River, Mass.  An exciting line-up of scientists, farmers, ranchers — and more — will present on topics of interest to those studying or working in the fields of environmental science, sustainability, agriculture, and public policy … and to all other folks concerned about health, economic well-being, and our ecological future.…

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4th Global Geothermal Energy Summit

February 18 - 19
Unnamed Venue,
Reykjavik, Iceland
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Tweet ACI’s 4th Geothermal Energy Summit will provide a unique peer-to-peer learning platform with plenty of networking opportunities with key decision makers in the geothermal power industry. Join us in Reykjavik, Iceland and learn about the best in class strategies, practices and technologies whilst networking with industry peers from across the geothermal power value chain. Stay tuned for our speakers to be announced shortly.

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