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Events in "Environment" research area
Jul
20
2015
Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership
July 20, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM until July 24, 2015 5:00 PM
Hosted by UBC Continuing Studies, in partnership with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, on behalf of the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program. The Earlybird Deadline has been extended! Register by June 12 to save $500.
Jul
8
2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 8, 2015 starting at 6:00 PM until July 8, 2015 7:30 PM
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Dec
9
2014
Peter Wall International Roundtable Meeting on Climate Change and Sustainable Seafood Supply
December 9, 2014 starting at 9:00 AM until December 12, 2014 6:00 PM
A roundtable featuring UBC and international scholars on climate change and sustainable seafood supply, titled "Seafood in an Uncertain Future: From Scenarios to Policies Roundtable."
Nov
19
2014
Film Screening - “The Farm Family”
November 19, 2014 starting at 5:00 PM until November 19, 2014 7:00 PM
“The Farm Family” is part of a multifaceted project consisting of a feature-length documentary and interactive role-play game about Canadian farm families.
Oct
9
2014
Farming for a Sustainable Planet
October 9, 2014 starting at 3:00 PM until October 9, 2014 5:00 PM
Join us for an engaging lecture and Q&A by Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Global Food Security and Sustainability, as part of the UBC The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series. Photo credit: Don Erhardt
Nov
22
2013
Information Orders after the 1906 Earthquake
November 22, 2013 starting at 12:30 PM until November 22, 2013 2:00 PM
A Public Talk by Megan Finn, Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research New England.
Oct
30
2013
History, Social Institutions, and the Philippine Biodiversity Crises
October 30, 2013 starting at 5:30 PM until October 30, 2013 7:00 PM
How did biological and human domains arrive at their present states and influence each other over historical time? A Lecture by Dr. Raul Suarez.
Sep
23
2013
Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification
September 23, 2013 starting at 2:00 PM until September 23, 2013 3:30 PM
A seminar by Graeme Auld, Associate Professor at Carleton University in the School of Public Policy and Administration.
Apr
16
2013
Earth Governance Roundtable: Transnational Environmental Governance
April 16, 2013 starting at 12:00 PM until April 16, 2013 1:30 PM
Presented by Professor Jolene Lin, Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong.
Feb
22
2013
A Dialogue with John Ruggie: CSR, Global Governance, and the Extractive Sector
February 22, 2013 starting at 12:00 PM until February 22, 2013 1:30 PM
Please join us for a dialogue with Professor John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Affiliated Professor in International Legal Studies at Harvard Law School.
Dec
10
2012
Agriculture and the transformation of Planet Earth
December 10, 2012 starting at 12:45 PM until December 10, 2012 2:15 PM
A talk by Professor Navin Ramankutty on agricultural land use and environmental impacts.
Dec
7
2012
The Publicness of Non-State Global Environmental and Social Governance
December 7, 2012 starting at 12:30 PM until December 7, 2012 2:00 PM
Talk by Steven Bernstein, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto on public non-state authority and global governance.
Oct
29
2012
Northern Gateway Pipeline: How did an oil pipeline become a battle for the soul of our nation?
October 29, 2012 starting at 12:30 PM until October 29, 2012 2:00 AM
Liu Earth Governance Group presents a talk by Professor George Hoberg from the Department of Forest Resources Management, with commentary from Will Horter, Executive Director of Dogwood Initiative.
Sep
26
2012
Macroeconomic Sustainability of the Pattern of Use of Energy Resources in India and Role of the Renewables
September 26, 2012 starting at 12:30 PM until September 26, 2012 2:00 PM
Presented by Ramprasad Sengupta, Distinguished Fellow, India Development Foundation, Gurgaon, Haryana, India, and Visiting Research Fellow, Liu Institute for Global Issues. Professor Sengupta's research interests lie primarily in energy, resource, and environmental economics.
Sep
17
2012
Food Security in Asia and the Pacific Symposium
September 17, 2012 starting at 8:45 AM until September 18, 2012 5:00 PM
Hosted in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Canadian International Development Agency.
Mar
1
2012
UBC Dialogues: What does it mean to go green?
March 1, 2012 starting at 6:30 PM until March 1, 2012 9:00 PM
A provocative dialogue about sustainable living, featuring Jane Lister, Research Fellow, Liu Institute for Global Issues.
Mar
1
2012
New perspectives on China’s Energy Security
March 1, 2012 starting at 5:00 PM until March 1, 2012 6:30 PM
Part of a thematic series titled “China in Global Perspective: The Energy - Sustainability Nexus.” Presented by Dr. Claude Comtois, and hosted in partnership with the Institute of Asian Research, CarbonTalks, and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
Feb
22
2012
Putting Environment into the Canada-China Energy Equation: Diagnosis and Prescription
February 22, 2012 starting at 5:00 PM until February 22, 2012 6:30 PM
Part of a thematic series titled “China in Global Perspective: The Energy - Sustainability Nexus.” Presented by Jiang Wenran, and hosted in partnership with the Institute of Asian Research, CarbonTalks, and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
Jan
12
2012
Coltan, Advocacy, and Conflict Minerals in the Congo
January 12, 2012 starting at 12:00 PM until January 12, 2012 2:00 PM
Join us in a presentation on Coltan and other conflict mineral issues by Michael Nest, Congo researcher and author of the recently published "Coltan."
Nov
16
2011
Activism and Academia: What should students and faculty do to respond to climate change?
November 16, 2011 starting at 10:30 AM until November 16, 2011 11:45 AM
A Q&A with Bill McKibben, Environmentalist, Author, and Activist.
Nov
10
2011
IRES Seminar Series - Bargaining for Biodiversity: The Challenge of Multi-Level Lawmaking
November 10, 2011 starting at 1:00 PM until November 10, 2011 2:00 PM
Presented by Natasha Affolder, Faculty Associate at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, and Associate Professor, Law.
Oct
27
2011
Power, Politics, and People in Retail-Dominated Global Supply Chains
October 27, 2011 starting at 4:00 PM until October 27, 2011 6:00 PM
Presented by Nelson Lichtenstein, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Apr
5
2011
What are we doing Here?
April 5, 2011 starting at 12:00 PM until April 5, 2011 1:00 PM
Film Screening and Discussion with Tim Klein
Mar
31
2011
Postcards from MEXICO IN ALASKA
March 31, 2011 starting at 5:30 PM until March 31, 2011 8:00 PM
A Lobby Gallery exhibit featuring a set of six images that puts Mexico and Alaska in the same frame.
Mar
31
2011
Human Security, NATO and the Middle East
March 31, 2011 starting at 12:30 PM until March 31, 2011 2:00 PM
A discussion on Canada's role in North Africa with Fen Osler Hampson and Paul Heinbecker
Mar
24
2011
Film Screening: Milking the Rhino
March 24, 2011 starting at 5:30 PM until March 24, 2011 7:30 PM
Join us for this film night, presented by the International Development Research Network (IDRN).
Mar
21
2011
State Science and its Discontents
March 21, 2011 starting at 12:00 PM until March 21, 2011 2:00 PM
What India's debate on transgenic crops tells us about the relationship between Science and Democracy
Nov
24
2010
The High Seas Fisheries: A Case Study in Scarcity and Redistribution in International Law
November 24, 2010 starting at 12:30 PM until November 24, 2010 1:30 PM
Join us for a presentation by Professor Kristen Boon, Seton Hall Law School.
Nov
23
2010
Interdisciplinary environmental studies - a primer
November 23, 2010 starting at 4:00 PM until November 23, 2010 6:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation and reception to celebrate the launch of Interdisciplinary environmental studies - a primer, by Gunilla Öberg, Director of the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability.
Nov
5
2010
Chasing Sustainability
November 5, 2010 starting at 9:00 AM until November 5, 2010 4:00 PM
Chasing Sustainability is a one-day conference featuring outstanding speakers and industry professionals connected to the green business community.
Oct
13
2010
You Just Don't Understand! Ending Academic Turf Wars in International Development
October 13, 2010 starting at 5:00 PM until October 13, 2010 8:00 PM
UBC's NEW International Development Research Network (IDRN) & Liu Institute for Global Issues are pleased to invite you to the IDRN's official launch event.
Oct
12
2010
IRES Seminar Series: Engaging with society on water resources research: The good, the bad and the ugly
October 12, 2010 starting at 12:00 PM until October 12, 2010 1:00 PM
A discussion panel featuring Tony Dorcey, Kirsten Harma, Ashlee Jollymore, and moderated by Mark Johnson.
Sep
29
2010
Creating a Real Wealth Economy for a Just and Sustainable Future
September 29, 2010 starting at 6:00 PM until September 29, 2010 7:30 PM
Presented by David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy, The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, When Corporations Rule the World, and the Post Corporate World: Life After Capitalism. This is the first event of the UBC Reads Sustainability Fall 2010 Lecture Series.
Sep
28
2010
Science and Civic Engagement: Crossing Scales and Jurisdictions for Biodiversity Conservation
September 28, 2010 starting at 4:30 PM until September 28, 2010 6:00 PM
With Thomas Sisk, Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor, Conservation Biologist at UBC for 2010/11
Sep
17
2010
Pricing Greenhouse Gases: Efficiency, Distribution, & Politics
September 17, 2010 starting at 4:00 PM until September 17, 2010 5:30 PM
Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business Invite you to this public lecture, presented by Professor Larry Goulder, Shuzo Nishihara Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics, Stanford University. Organized in conjunction with the Environmental Economics and Climate Change Workshop 2010.
May
25
2010
The Hour When the Ship Comes In: A Convention for Climate Change Displaced Persons
May 25, 2010 starting at 11:00 AM until May 25, 2010 12:30 PM
Presented by David Hodgkinson, Associate Professor in the Law School at the University of Western Australia.
Apr
29
2010
Liu on the Road: Exploring Ethical Dimensions of Global Health Education
April 29, 2010 starting at 5:30 PM until April 29, 2010 7:30 PM
The Liu Institute for Global Issues and the Dalhousie University Internation Health Office would like to invite you to a guest lecture by Dr. Shafik Dharamsi, Assistant Professor at the Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Univerisity of British Columbia.
Apr
12
2010
State of the World: Transforming Cultures from Consumerism to Sustainability
April 12, 2010 starting at 3:00 PM until April 12, 2010 4:30 PM
Without an intentional and proactive cultural transformation that makes it as natural to live sustainably as living as a consumer feels today, no government pledges or technological advances will be sufficient to rescue humanity from the ecological disruptions that the human species and its consumption patterns are driving.
Mar
30
2010
IRES Seminar Series: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Sustainability for UBC and Vancouver
March 30, 2010 starting at 12:15 PM until March 30, 2010 1:45 AM
The IRES Seminar Series presents an Interdisciplinary Living Lab Course: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Sustainability for UBC and Vancouver.
Mar
11
2010
NOW! UBC: Sustainability Education Panel
March 11, 2010 starting at 9:30 AM until March 12, 2010 4:30 AM
Join these lively discussions to examine the pros and cons of the tremendous attention around this issue, explore climate change solutions beyond carbon, and learn how YOU can become an agent of transformation through your lifestyle, career and political voice.
Jan
20
2010
Thinking Globally, Acting Globally: From here
January 20, 2010 starting at 2:00 PM until January 20, 2010 4:00 PM
Join us for a showcase of the Liu Institute’s Global Issues research, followed by discussion and a reception. Professors Benjamin Perrin, Natasha Affolder, and Erin Baines will briefly present their ongoing projects and discuss the impacts of their research.
Jan
13
2010
Film Screening: The End of the Line
January 13, 2010 starting at 4:00 PM until January 13, 2010 7:00 PM
Please join us for a film screening and discussion, featuring film stars Daniel Pauly and Rashid Sumaila. Light refreshments will also be served.
Dec
9
2009
Climate Change Impacts on Bangladesh: Global Responsibilities
December 9, 2009 starting at 3:00 PM until December 9, 2009 7:30 PM
This seminar, orgainized by the Society for Bangladesh Climate Justice (SBCJ), hosts multiple speakers who will be discussing climate change impacts on Bangladesh.
Dec
1
2009
Munk Debates: How should the world respond to climate change?
December 1, 2009 starting at 3:30 PM until December 1, 2009 6:00 PM
Watch a live broadcast of the Munk Debate on climate change at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.
Nov
27
2009
Global Climate Change and the Copenhagen Negotiations
November 27, 2009 starting at 12:30 PM until November 27, 2009 2:00 AM
The Liu Institute and the UBC Faculty of Arts present a panel discussion in anticipation of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, December 7th-18th, 2009.
Nov
6
2009
Chasing Sustainability Conference
November 6, 2009 starting at 9:00 AM until November 6, 2009 4:00 PM
Presented by the Commerce Undergraduate Society (CUS) Sustainability team
Nov
3
2009
Climate change and global ecosystem restructuring: taking stock, taking action
November 3, 2009 starting at 7:00 PM until November 3, 2009 8:30 PM
Presented by the Global Health Initiative and Medical Students for the Environment.
Nov
3
2009
IRES Seminar Series: Can Copenhagen deliver climate stabilization without Vienna?
November 3, 2009 starting at 12:15 PM until November 3, 2009 1:45 PM
The IRES Seminar Series presents Hadi Dowlatabadi, Canada Research Chair, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Global Change, IRES & Liu Institute for Global Issues
Oct
20
2009
IRES Seminar Series: Pathways toward Disaster Mitigation Planning
October 20, 2009 starting at 12:15 PM until October 20, 2009 1:45 PM
The IRES Seminar Series presents Murray Journeay, Sonia Talwar and Stephanie Chang.
Oct
8
2009
Sweet Crude, Film Screening and Discussion
October 8, 2009 starting at 9:30 AM until October 8, 2009 11:00 AM
Join film Director Sandy Cioffi, with discussant Oliver Bakewell. Sweet Crude is co-hosted by the Liu Institute and the School of Journalism.
Oct
6
2009
IRES Seminar Series: Decision-aiding for climate change adaptation within social-environmental resource systems: Learning from experience with forestry, fisheries, and biodiversity in BC
October 6, 2009 starting at 12:15 PM until October 6, 2009 1:45 PM
The IRES Seminar Series presents Tim McDaniels, Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, UBC and Co-Investigator, Climate Decision-Making Center, Carnegie Mellon University.
Sep
22
2009
Overfishing, Ecosystem Justice and Somali Piracy
September 22, 2009 starting at 5:00 PM until September 22, 2009 6:30 PM
We invite you to attend this lecture by Mahamudu Bawumia, Visiting Scholar, and U. Rashid Sumaila, Director, Fisheries Centre
May
8
2009
Understanding Swine Flu: A Panel of Experts
May 8, 2009 starting at 12:30 PM until May 8, 2009 2:00 PM
The spread of the H1N1 virus from its first confirmed cases on April 24 prompted the World Health Organization to warn five days later that the first influenza pandemic since 1968 was "imminent." Mexico has seen more than 600 cases of H1N1, the virus has appeared in over twenty countries and over half of U.S. states and 8 Canadian provinces. It has now spread from humans back to swine.
Mar
23
2009
Come and Celebrate World Water Day 2009!
March 23, 2009 starting at 3:00 PM until March 23, 2009 5:00 PM
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the world's first boundary waters treaty between Canada and the US. What have we learned over the past century and what is UBC doing on the issue?
Mar
18
2009
Use It or Lose It: What's Next for Canada's Arctic Policy
March 18, 2009 starting at 3:00 PM until March 18, 2009 5:00 PM
The Canadian International Council’s three Arctic-focused Research Fellows – Franklyn Griffiths, Rob Huebert and Whitney Lackenbauer – share the recommendations of their separate one-year CIC research projects to lead a multi-branch videoconference and webcast discussion of what’s next for Canada’s Arctic policy.
Mar
5
2009
The Impact of Climate Change on African Farmers
March 5, 2009 starting at 4:00 PM until March 5, 2009 5:30 PM
The Liu Institute for Global Issues presents: Dr. Wolfram Schlenkar, Department of Economics, School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
Feb
9
2009
Pushing Prices Higher: Options and Implications of Pricing Carbon
February 9, 2009 starting at 2:00 PM until February 9, 2009 5:00 PM
Environment Speaker Series. PDF's of expert panelists' slides are now available.
Nov
14
2008
Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management
November 14, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until November 14, 2008 2:00 PM
The Liu Institute presents: DG Webster, University of Southern California
Oct
31
2008
Urban Sustainability: Designing Cities for Human Health and the Environment
October 31, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until October 31, 2008 2:00 PM
This lecture will focus on urban air pollution to discuss steps we can take to ensure that the cities of tomorrow will be clean and healthy places to live.
Oct
17
2008
Ecohealth & Watersheds: Promoting health and reducing disparities through ecosystem management
October 17, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until October 17, 2008 2:00 PM
The Liu Institute presents: Dr. Margot Parkes
Oct
6
2008
Creating Effective Institutions to Slow Global Warming
October 6, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until October 6, 2008 2:00 PM
The Liu Institute presents: David Victor.
Jun
12
2008
Organic Aerosols: Sources, Atmospheric Transformations, and Role in Global Climate Change
June 12, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until June 12, 2008 2:00 PM
Andrew Grieshop, Carnegie Mellon University
Jun
3
2008
An Insurance against Catastrophic Climatic Change: What is the Premium for Geoengineering?
June 3, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until June 3, 2008 2:00 PM
A Liu Institute Environment Series talk.
May
21
2008
On Thinning Ice: Climate Change, Sovereignty, and the Northwest Passage
May 21, 2008 starting at 12:00 PM until May 21, 2008 2:00 PM
The CIC Vancouver Branch presents Dr. Michael Byers, Canadian Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, University of British Columbia
Mar
12
2008
Do We Still Need the World Bank?
March 12, 2008 starting at 8:30 AM until March 12, 2008 10:00 AM
Dr. Paul Collier will keynote the plenary session of the Student-Led Colloquium on the World Bank and it's influence on poverty reduction.
Mar
11
2008
Dr. Paul Collier discusses Commodity Booms and Poverty Alleviation
March 11, 2008 starting at 7:30 PM until March 11, 2008 9:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collier joins UBC's Celebrate Research Week to discuss two of his recent works, "Managing Commodity Booms: Lessons of International Experience" and "Poverty Reduction in Africa". UBC experts will discuss and respond to Dr. Collier's research findings.
Mar
11
2008
The Liu Institute hosts Paul Collier, author of best-seller, "The Bottom Billion"
March 11, 2008 starting at 1:30 PM until March 11, 2008 3:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collier’s research focuses on the causes and consequences of civil war, the effects of aid, and the problems of democracy in low-income and natural-resource-rich societies. In addition to the usual academic outputs, his work has had substantial policy impact. In the past year Dr. Collier has been the senior adviser to the Right Honourable Tony Blair’s Commission on Africa, addressed the General Assembly of the UN, given a seminar at 10 Downing St. , and been invited to meet with Condoleezza Rice on her recent UK visit.
Feb
13
2008
Beyond Nemo: Climate Change, Coral Bleaching and the Future of Coral Reefs
February 13, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until February 13, 2008 2:00 PM
Lecture by Simon Donner, Geography, UBC. This is part of the Liu Institute global environment series.
Nov
15
2007
Canadian Climate Change Policies: A review of past and present policies, and discussion of future possibilities
November 15, 2007 starting at 12:00 PM until November 15, 2007 2:00 PM
Liu Institute presents Nic Rivers
Nov
8
2007
Evidence of a System Switch: Reading the Vital Signs of the Ocean
November 8, 2007 starting at 12:30 PM until November 8, 2007 2:00 PM
Liu Institute and School of Journalism Present Alanna Mitchell
Oct
31
2007
Justice In Climate Policy
October 31, 2007 starting at 12:00 PM until October 31, 2007 2:00 PM
Describing the Elephant in the Dark: Conceptualizations of Distributive Justice in Climate Policy
Oct
11
2007
Michael Ignatieff - Building Citizenship
October 11, 2007 starting at 12:30 PM until October 11, 2007 2:00 PM
Michael Ignatieff is a prominent author, academic, and Member of Parliament. Mr. Ignatieff is the former director of the Carr Centre for Human Rights and Policy at Harvard University.
May
18
2007
International Law and Climate Change
May 18, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until May 18, 2007 12:00 AM
Presentation on current research
Apr
5
2007
Milind Kandlikar presents
Cars, Cows and Climate Change: Assessing the Impact of non-CO2 Gases

April 5, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until April 5, 2007 12:00 AM
Though Carbon dioxide is the single largest contributor (~70%) to the enhanced greenhouse effect resulting from human activity, a number of other gases, most notably Methane and Nitrous Oxide are also responsible for significant radiative forcing of
Mar
22
2007
Dr. Olav Slaymaker
The cryosphere and global environmental change

March 22, 2007 starting at 1:00 AM until March 22, 2007 1:00 AM
The IPCC (and Al Gore) has concluded that human activity is most probably a root cause of global warming. Yet critics have directed attention to the fact that temperature change commonly leads to CO2 change and that the period when energy use acceler
Mar
16
2007
The Global Battle over the Governance of Genetically Engineered Food
March 16, 2007 starting at 1:00 AM until March 16, 2007 1:00 AM
Since the mid-1990s, a global battle has unfolded between proponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) including the US, Canada, and Argentina, and proponents of a precautionary approach (clustered around the EU and Japan). The battle involves
Feb
8
2007
Leapfrogging Over Development? The Promotion of Rural Renewables for Climate Change Mitigation
February 8, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until February 8, 2007 12:00 AM
Renewable energy technologies have the potential to help solve two of the most pressing energy problems of today. On the one hand, carbon free energy sources are going to have to play a role in creating energy systems that mitigate against the globa
Jan
22
2007
UK climate policy: Greenhouse Gases are down but deaths are up!
January 22, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until January 22, 2007 12:00 AM
The UK is globally acknowledged as one of the most successful nations in reducing GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions. They are on target for meeting their Kyoto commitments and plan to reduce their emissions to 50% of 1990 levels by 2050. One element of
Jan
10
2007
Canada's Arctic Under Siege: Climate Change, Sovereignty and the Northwest Passage
January 10, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until January 10, 2007 12:00 AM
Climate change is causing the loss of around 300,000 square kilometres of Arctic sea-ice each year. The disappearing ice will soon create a feasible international shipping route through the Northwest Passage, raising profound challenges for Canadian
Sep
26
2006
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Fall Seminar Series
September 26, 2006 starting at 12:00 AM until September 26, 2006 12:00 AM
The Richmond Thermal Energy Network is a private-public partnership that delivers space conditioning (heating and cooling) at low to no GHG emissions to 2500 homes in a new Richmond development. Sited adjacent to the new Olympic Speed Oval ice rin
Jun
1
2006
ROY CULPEPER: Domestic Resource Mobilization, Governance, and Development
June 1, 2006 starting at 12:00 AM until June 1, 2006 12:00 AM
Roy Culpeper, President and Chief Executive Officer, The North-South Institute, Ottawa will give a talk entitled Domestic Resource Mobilization, Governance, and Development.
Oct
7
2004
Meltdown:
Climate Change and the Arctic

October 7, 2004 starting at 12:00 AM until October 7, 2004 12:00 AM
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, President of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, speaks on Climate Change and the Arctic
Jul
27
2004
Technological Uncertainty Strategic Behaviour in Environmental Regulation
July 27, 2004 starting at 12:00 AM until July 27, 2004 12:00 AM
Edward Parson will present conclusions on an initial round of a multi-year research project on the role of uncertainty about technological capabilities in environment, health and safety regulation.
Mar
2
2004
Water, Water Everywhere
But Not a Drop to Drink

March 2, 2004 starting at 12:00 AM until March 2, 2004 12:00 AM
Dr. Joel Gat, Professor Emeritus at Weizman Institute in Israel will discuss the trans-border challenges of environmentally sustainable resource allocation in the Middle East.
Apr
24
2003
Mutual Dependence, Mutual Vulnerability
April 24, 2003 starting at 12:00 AM until April 26, 2003 12:00 AM
Illustrated with case studies from industrial and developing world agriculture and forestry. A conference sponsored by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at The University of British Columbia.
May
22
2002
Water and the Future of Life on Earth
May 22, 2002 starting at 12:00 AM until May 23, 2002 12:00 AM
A workshop and think tank co-sponsored by the Liu Institute and Simon Fraser University on Water and the Future of Life on Earth.
Apr
11
2002
The Environment and Security:
Placing the Environmental Agenda in the Realm of Foreign Policy

April 11, 2002 starting at 12:00 AM until April 12, 2002 12:00 AM
The purpose of this conference is to introduce a new way of thinking about the environment, governance and foreign policy. The basic postulate is that that foreign policy is foremost about maintaining national security, and environmental problems may
Oct
12
2000
Global Vision for Forests
October 12, 2000 starting at 12:00 AM until October 13, 2000 12:00 AM
In June of 1999 the World Bank/WWF Alliance met with a group of leading conservation agencies and policy researchers convened by the Council on Foreign Relations to launch a Global Vision research project on long term prospects for world forests. Tha
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