Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2011

September 15
Using Risk Mapping to Predict Environmental Hazards
ADRIAN TREVES, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Director, Carnivore Coexistence Lab, The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison
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September 22
Sustainability of Natural Fibers and Dyes: Myth and Reality
MAJID SARMADI, Rothermal Bascom Professor, Design Studies Department, School of Human Ecology; and Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Materials Science Graduate Program, UW-Madison Department of
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October 20
Four Decades of Multi-year Targets in Energy Policy: Aspirations or Credible Commitments?
GREGORY NEMET, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), and La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW-Madison
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October 27
Student Solutions for Sustainability
PANEL DISCUSSION
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October 31
Confronting Complexity: Rethinking the Role of Public Attitudes in Sustainable Energy Change
ELISABETH GRAFFY, Visiting Researcher, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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November 10
ENERGY: A Geo-centered Perspective
J. CARLOS SANTAMARINA, Goizueta Foundation Faculty Chair and Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
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November 17
Internal Combustion Engines, Fuels and Sustainability
DAVID E. FOSTER, Phil and Jean Myers Professor Engine Research Center UW College of Engineering
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December 01
Regenerative Infrastructure Development
TERESA M. ADAMS, Professor and Director, National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison
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Spring 2012

January 11
Regenerative Infrastructure Development
TERESA M. ADAMS, Professor and Director, National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison
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January 26
Automating Demand Response with OpenADR: Communications, End-Use Loads, and an Advanced Integrated Grid
MARY ANN PIETTE, Director, Demand Response Research Center Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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February 09
INFLUX: Moving Toward the Ability to Conduct Regional and Global Scale Accounting of Greenhouse Gases
PAUL SHEPSON, Professor, Analytic and Atmospheric Chemistry, Purdue University
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February 16
Sustainable bioenergy in Wisconsin: farm-level feasibility
CAROL BARFORD, Research Scientist and Interim Director, SAGE
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February 23
Risk, Time, Policy Design, and Other Lessons of Real Biofuels Policy
MICHAEL O'HARE, Professor of Public Policy, University of California-Berkeley
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March 08
New Approaches to Transforming Wind, Rain and Fire into Electricity – Making a Smarter, Cleaner, Efficient Grid
RICHARD O'NEILL, Chief Economic Advisor, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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March 15
Big History: Earth, Life and Sustainability
RAGHU MURTUGUDDE, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland
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March 22
Sustainability - I am an Engineer; I Need a Definition
MICHAEL DORAN, Adjunct Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michael Doran Techknowledge LLC
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March 29
Africa's Malarial Landscape - History, Complexity, and Silver Bullets
JAMES MCCANN, Professor of History, African Studies Center, Boston University
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April 12
Electricity Market Reform and the Green Agenda
WILLIAM W. HOGAN, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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April 26
International Climate Negotiations After Durban
ANDREW LIGHT, Director, International Climate Policy Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C. and Director, Center for Global Ethics, George Mason University
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May 03
Plumbing Code or Land Use Policy?
JAMES A. LAGRO, JR., Professor, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, UW-Madison
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May 10
Germany's Energy Future - Greening an Export Nation
ANDREAS KRAEMER, Director and CEO, Ecologic Institute, Berlin; Chairman, Ecologic Institute, Washington DC
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