Fate of the Earth -- Climate-Food-Energy_Water Nexus

Date and Time: 
04/12/2017 - 8:00am - 04/13/2017 - 5:00pm
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing

Environmental Science and Policy Program

  • Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

  • Michael Mascarenhas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • Lyla Mehta, Professor Research Fellow at Institute of Development Studies, Brighton UK

  • Lana Pollack, Chair of the U.S. Section, International Joint Commission

  • Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University

Speakers for the Scientific Colloquium (Day 2) include:

  • Shazeen Attari, Indiana University, Bloomington

  • Jennifer Carrera, MSU Department of Sociology

  • Rainer Horn, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel

  • Megan Konar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Vince Tidwell, Sandia National Laboratories

  • Sergio Villamayo-Tomas, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

  • David Zilberman, University of California Berkely

In its fourth year, the Environmental Science and Policy Program's premier symposium series explores the challenges and opportunities we face in enhancing human well-being while protecting the environment. This symposium brings distinguished thinkers from around the world to explore what we know, what we need to know and what we must do as we move into a century of unprecedented environmental change, technological advancement and scale of human activity.

The event includes research focused seminars and discussion and emphasizes events and presentations that will speak to the broader MSU and Michigan community.

This event is free and open to the public.