Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2014

September 11
Economists And Sustainability Studies: Bringing Useful Data To The Table
BRAD BARHAM, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics UW-Madison
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September 18
Knowledge Systems for Sustainability: A Report from the Front Lines
MOLLY JAHN, Discovery Fellow, Professor, Laboratory of Genetics, Agronomy Department UW-Madison
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September 25
What's in Your Water? Fecal Source Tracking for Drinking Water
SHARON C. LONG
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October 09
Certified Sustainable: Examining the Environmental Efficacy of Roundtable Sustainability Certifications in the Tropics
KIMBERLY CARLSON, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
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October 16
'Novel Ecosystems' - New Normal Or Red Herring?
PADDY WOODWORTH, School of Languages and Literatures, University College Dublin
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October 23
Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Studies
QUNYING HUANG, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, UW-Madison
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October 30
Sustainable Infrastructure: Is there such a thing?
MICHAEL MUCHA, P.E., ENV SP, Chief Engineer and Director, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
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November 06
Death spirals, solar rooftops, legal innovations and the emerging politics of energy system sustainability
ELISA GRAFFY, Professor of Practice, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes Co-Director, Energy Policy, Law and Governance, ASU LightWorks Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
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November 13
EPIC Geothermal Exchange Field — Life Cycle Performance and Energy Savings
JIM TINJUM, Associate Professor, Engineering Professional Development, UW–Madison
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November 20
Building Communities to Build Careers – Lessons from the Earth Science Women's Network
EARTH SCIENCE WOMEN'S NETWORK PANEL
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November 27
No lecture scheduled.

December 04
Think Local First: A Discussion of Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
DANE BUY LOCAL PANEL
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December 11
Management of Feed, Cows and Manure in Global Dairy Production Systems
MARK POWELL, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, US Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison Professor, Department of Soil Science, UW-Madison
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Spring 2015

January 29
Air Pollution and Sustainable Cities: Implications for Transportation, Energy, Buildings and Industry
JAMES J. SCHAUER, Professor, UW-Madison, College of Engineering, Director, Water Science and Engineering Laboratory
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February 05
Sustainability Initiatives at the UW-Milwaukee
KATE NELSON, Chief Sustainability Officer, UW–Milwaukee
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February 12
A New Electrical Energy Paradigm
BOB LASSETER, Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering UW–Madison
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February 19
Keeping Wisconsin’s Air Clean: Meeting EPA’s New Ozone Standard
ANGELA DICKENS, Air Policy Analyst – Bureau of Air Management Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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February 26
Burning Questions - How much fuel needs to stay in the ground? Why is this so hard? And how can we make it possible?
MICHAEL BERNERS-LEE, Director and Principal Consultant, Small World Consulting

March 05
No lecture scheduled.

March 12
Land Science: Using Virtual Worlds to Learn About the Natural World
DAVID SHAFFER, Professor of Educational Psychology, UW–Madison
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March 19
Insurance and Climate Change
JOAN SCHMIT, American Family Insurance Distinguished Chair in Risk Management and Insurance Wisconsin School of Business, UW–Madison
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March 26
Discovering Tradeoffs, Vulnerabilities, and Stakeholder Dependencies in Complex Environmental Systems
PATRICK M. REED, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
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April 02
No lecture scheduled.

April 09
Quantifying the Value of Storage Technologies for Solar and Wind Energy
JESSIKA TRANCIK, Atlantic Richfield Career Development Assistant Professor of Energy Studies, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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April 16
Branding Climate: How Americans Can Build the Political Will to Solve Climate Change
DOUG HOLT, Founder and President, Cultural Strategy Group

April 23
Leveraging Army Culture to Create Energy-Informed Operations: A Closer Look into Army Sustainability
RICHARD G. KIDD IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations, Energy & Environment
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April 30
Sustainable Land Management: the Importance of Coupling Physics and Socio-Economic Research
MARINE VAN DER PLOEG, Wageningen University and Research Centre
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