Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2019

September 05
Iñupiaq insights into extreme weather and climate change: the value of traditional science
DR. BOB RABIN, Research Meteorologist, NOAA/National Severe Storms Lab Norman, OK and Honorary Fellow, NOAA Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, UW-Madison

September 12
Environmental and Diplomatic Crisis in Brazil: What to Expect of Bolsonaro’s Government
RAONI RAJãO, Department of Production Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil

September 19
Global Energy - The Next Chapter
DAVID NAGEL, Board Member, OurEnergyPolicy.org; Co-founder, Forum2100.org

September 26
Mission Innovation, Not Mission Impossible: How Can Policy Accelerate Clean Energy Innovation?
JACQUELYN PLESS, Assistant Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management

October 03
Ethics and the Social Cost of Carbon
PAUL KELLEHER, Associate Professor, Departments of Philosophy & Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 10
The Politics of Carbon Pricing
BARRY RABE, J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan

October 17
The Power of Smart City Technologies to Transform Communities: Experiences with the University of Michigan Urban Collaboratory
JEROME P. LYNCH, Donald Malloure Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Urban Collaboratory, University of Michigan

October 24
Detection Dogs: Moving from the "Feel Good" to the "Really Good" for Strong Science
MARY CABLK, Associate Research Professor Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada

October 31
Urban flood modeling: Forecasting at scales that matter within uncertainty quantification framework
VALERIY IVANOV, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

November 07
Socially responsible investing
TOM EGGERT, Senior Lecturer - Emeritus, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 14
Envisioning Tomorrow's Energy Systems
SUZY HOBBS BAKER, Creative Director, Fastest Path to Zero Initiative, University of Michigan

November 21
Technology for conservation
SHAH SELBE, Conservify, National Geographic Society

December 05
Native American crop systems and policy
GENE-HUA CRYSTAL NG, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota