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Events in "Energy" research area
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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