Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2021

September 16
How to Help Protect the Amazon
MARINA SILVA [4:15 – 5:30 P.M. CDT (USA) / 6:15 – 7:30 P.M. BRT (BRAZIL)], Former Minister of the Environment, Brazil

September 23
The Science of Our Changing Climate: Getting onto the Pathway to Sustainability
DONALD WUEBBLES, Harry E. Preble Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois

September 30
Solar Geoengineering
PETER FRUMHOFF, Chief Climate Scientist and Director of Science and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists

October 07
Urban Metabolism
SYBIL DERRIBLE, Associate Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

October 14
Optimization in Energy and Environmental Systems
MICHAEL FERRIS, Professor, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 21
The Value of Global Indigenous Knowledge in Planetary Health
NICOLE REDVERS, Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine-INMED, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota

October 28
Air Quality, Health Inequities, and Energy Solutions
CHRIS TESSUM, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

November 04
Resilience of Urban Technological-Socioeconomic Coupled Systems
SATISH UKKUSURI, Professor, Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University

November 11
Sustainability and Coastal Issues in the Great Lakes
GUY MEADOWS, Robbins Professor of Sustainable Marine Engineering, Michigan Technological University

November 18
Geologic Storage of CO2 and its Role in Meeting Decarbonization Scenarios
CHRIS ZAHASKY, Assistant Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

December 02
Growing Challenges for U.S. Agriculture
CHRIS KUCHARIK, Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

December 09
Effectiveness and Equity of Climate Policies Targeting Natural Gas Systems
MORGAN EDWARDS, Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison