2013 Events

December 9, 2013: Climate Implications of the United States’ Oil and Gas Boom with Michael Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations

December 2, 2013: 24 Months to Paris: Sustainable Development Diplomacy’s Acid Test
Rachel Kyte, Vice President of Sustainable Development at the World Bank

November 22, 2013: Managing Holistically: Policies and Actions to Restore and Sustain Ecosystem Services. Allan Savory, Rancher and Restoration Ecologist, Founder of the Savory Institute and originator of the Holistic Management approach to restoring grasslands, winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award, and finalist in the Virgin Earth Challenge (Click here to watch his January 2013 presentation at Fletcher)
Note:  Public event was followed by closed student workshop with Savory on the afternoon of Nov. 22 and all day Nov. 23

November 21, 2013: First Generation Ethanol: Evolution, Potential and Constraints, José Roberto Moreira, Professor of Energy, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil View event flyer

October 30, 2013: Climate Mitigation 2.0 – The Promise of Restorative Grazing Counter-Intuitive Approaches for Reversing Desertification and Global Warming While Meeting Human Needs. Seth Itzkan, President, Planet-TECH Associates

October 24, 2013: Energizing Sustainable Cities: Findings from the Global Energy Assessment with Arnulf Grubler, Acting Program Leader, Transitions to New Technologies Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis; Professor, Energy and Technology, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

October 18, 2013:
The Road Ahead for Planetary Environmentalism: An Appreciation of Professor Bill Moomaw. Robert Socolow, Professor, Princeton University
Followed by a reception from 4:30-6:00 in the Hall of Flags celebrating Professor Moomaw’s distinguished career. View a photo gallery from the event.

October 10, 2013,
Global Energy Challenges. Ambassador Richard H. Jones, Deputy Executive Director, Emeritus, International Energy Agency (IEA).
Hosted by the Charles Francis Adams Lecture and the Fletcher Energy Club (FLEC) View event flyer

September 23, 2013, Technology Transfer for Adaptation: An Analysis of the GEF Adaptation Funds. Laura Kuhl, Predoctoral Research Fellow, CIERP, The Fletcher School View event flyer


March 27, 2013,
Gorillas and Elephants, People and Parks: Lessons in Conservation and Conflict from Central Africa. Bill Weber, International Conservationist, Co-Founder of the Mountain Gorilla Project in Rwanda, and Co-Author of In the Kingdom of Gorillas

March 26, 2013,
Arctic Warming and Global Climate Change: An International Inquiry
Co-Sponsored by the Edward R. Murrow Center for Public Diplomacy, the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, and the Canadian Consulate Boston. Access the conference report here


March 25, 2013,
Let there be Light:  Addressing the Energy Access Challenge through Innovation. Kartikeya Singh, Junior Research Fellow, CIERP, The Fletcher School


March 14, 2013,
Getting Energy Right. Dev Sanyal F’88, Executive Vice President and Group Chief of Staff, BP. Access a full transcript of his speech here


March 11, 2013,
Emergence of a Post-South World?: Evidence from the Climate Regime
Rishikesh Bhandary, Junior Research Fellow, CIERP, The Fletcher School

February 25, 2013: Industrial End-Use Energy Efficient Technology Transfer and Innovation in China: Evidence from the Iron and Steel Sector. Fang Zhang, Doctoral Research Fellow, CIERP, The Fletcher School

February 14, 2013:
Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate: Past, Present and Future. Andrew Freedman F’10, Senior Science Writer, Climate Central


January 25, 2013:
Reversing Global Warming while Meeting Human Needs: An Urgently Needed Land-Based Option. Allan Savory, Rancher and Restoration Ecologist, Founder of the Savory Institute and originator of the Holistic Management approach to restoring grasslands, winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award, and finalist in the Virgin Earth Challenge

 

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