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
Hydraulics of Urban Floods and Ecohydrology of the Amazon Rainforest
VALERIY IVANOV, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

November 07
Changing the World Through Investing
TOM EGGERT, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Founder, WI Sustainable Business Council

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

November 21
Wild Technology: Stories from Developing Technology for Wildlife Conservation
SHAH SELBE, Founder, Conservify Fellow, National Geographic Society

December 05
"First We Must Consider Manoomin”: Tribally Directed Collaborative Research on Wild Rice
CRYSTAL NG, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Science, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities