Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2012

September 13
Energy Options for Cleaner Air
TRACEY HOLLOWAY, Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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September 27
Sustainability Impacts of MISO and Wisconsin Electric Utility Operations
MITCHELL MYHRE, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Alliant Energy
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October 04
Closing the Water Cycle: Recovering Energy and Resources in the Cities of the Future
VLADIMIR NOVOTNY, American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Marquette and Northeastern Universities
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October 11
EU Roadmap for Moving to a Competitive Low-Carbon Economy in 2050
CHRISTIAN BURGSMUELLER, Transport, Energy, Environment and Nuclear Matters Section European Union Delegation to the United States
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October 18
Voter Attitudes Toward Energy Issues in Wisconsin
KEITH REOPELLE, Senior Policy Director, Clean Wisconsin
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October 25
Use of Frequency Response Metrics to Assess the Planning and Operating Requirements for Reliable Integration of Variable Renewable Generation
JOSEPH ETO, Staff Scientist, Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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November 01
Vector-borne Disease Hazards and Management in the US Southwest
PAUL ROBBINS, Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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November 08
The Importance of History in Understanding Current Ecosystems
DAVID MLADENOFF, Beers-Bascom Professor in Conservation Dept of Forest & Wildlife Ecology University of Wisconsin-Madison
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November 15
Lake Regulation, Climate Change and Residual Climate Risks on the Upper Great Lakes
CASEY BROWN
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November 29
Climate Science, Powering our Planet, and Rare Materials: A role for Visualization
PETER MAHAFFY, Professor, Department of Chemistry, King's University, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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December 06
Agriculture in a Changing Climate - From Scientific Research to Information Delivery for Practical Decision Making by Farmers
GERRIT HOOGENBOOM, Director of AgWeatherNet, Professor of Agrometeorology, Washington State University
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Spring 2013

January 31
What's red and white and green all over? WE Conserve Grows with the Office of Sustainability and the Morgridge Center for Public Service
UW SUSTAINABILITY PANEL
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February 07
Water Sustainability in a Changing World
PROFESSOR JERRY SCHNOOR, Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, University of Iowa Co-Director, Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research and Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Science and Technology
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February 21
No lecture scheduled.

February 26
Mastering Public Presentations
TIM MILLER, Spoken Science
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February 28
Modeling Marine Microbes: Cell Physiology to Global Biogeography
MICK FOLLOWS, Senior Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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March 07
No lecture scheduled.

March 14
Atmospheric Impacts of Expanded Natural Gas Use
DAVID ALLEN, Gertz Regents Professsor in Chemical Engineering and Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, The University of Texas at Austin
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March 21
Planetlines: Walking as if Engineering Mattered
JOHN FRANCIS, Planetwalker, Nelson Institute Board of Visitors
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March 28
No lecture scheduled.

April 04
Monitoring Crops From Space: Challenges and Opportunities
MUTLU OZDOGAN, Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology and Environmental Studies Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) and Dept of Forest Ecology and Management, UW-Madison
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April 11
Distributional Impacts of Environmental Regulations
CORBETT GRAINGER, AgricAsst. Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Environmental Studies Nelson Institute, UW-Madison
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April 18
Ecoclimate Teleconnections: Remote Effects of the Interactions between Ecosystems and Climate
ABIGAIL L.S. SWANN, Assistant Professor, Dept.of Atmospheric Sciences and Dept. of Biology, University of Washington
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April 25
Fixing the Environment: The Limits of Science in Adaptive Management
ADENA RISSMAN, Dept. of Forest and WIldlife Ecology, UW-Madison
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May 02
Long-term cropping systems trials in Wisconsin: lessons on carbon, nitrogen, and sustainability
MATTHEW D. RUARK, Assistant Professor, Soil Science Extension, UW-Madison
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