TIE & ENVS Lunch and Learn

Thursday, Dec. 7, 12:00-1:00 pm

Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center, Medford Campus

“Urban Sustainability Ratings: ‘measurementality’, transparency, and unexpected outcomes at the knowledge-policy interface”

Talk by Laureen Elgert, PhD, International Development and Environmental Policy, Department of Social Science and Policy Studies, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 

 

TIE is a proud sponsor of the Environmental Studies Lunch & Learn lecture series. Every week during the academic year, ENVS features speakers from government, industry, academia and non-profit organizations to give presentations on environmental topics. This is a great opportunity to broaden your knowledge beyond the curriculum, meet other faculty and students and network with the speakers. See a full list of the upcoming speakers here!

Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are welcome to attend.

For more information on upcoming events, visit ENVS here. 

Previous Lunch and Learn Events:

 

Poster Collage, large - 2015-2016

The Windhover Mystery: Why are American Kestrels declining across North America? (Matthew Kamm, Sept 8, 2016)

Lighting up Africa: Reaching Low Income Customers with Pre-paid Electricity (Kelsey Jack, Sept. 15, 2016)

Lighting up Africa: Reaching Low Income Customers with Pre-paid Electricity (Kelsey Jack, Sept. 15, 2016)

Modern Environmental Politics: Big Data, Behavior Science, & Getting Environmentalists to Vote (Nathaniel Stinnett, Sept. 22, 2016)

Modern Environmental Politics: Big Data, Behavior Science, & Getting Environmentalists to Vote (Nathaniel Stinnett, Sept. 22, 2016)

Poster Collage, large - 2015-2016

After 1492: Globalization as a Biological Process (Charles C. Mann, 9/29/2016)

Tea and Coffee

Farmers at Risk: Impacts of climate change on tea and coffee (Colin Orians, 10/4/2016)

eco-bolivia

The Bolivian Eco-Municipality: A New Sustainability Framework?(William Powers, 10/13/2016)

Snakes poster

The Challenge of protecting unpopular species: Snakes (Thomas French, 10/20/2016

Soil

Restoring Soils to Mitigate Climate Change and Feed the World (Anne-Marie Codur, Research Fellow, GDAE, Tufts University
Seth Itzkhan and Karl Thidemann, Co-founders and co-directors, Soil4Climate, 10/27/2016)

CLUCstudy

The CLUC Study – Chickens Living in Urban Coops (Marieke Rosembaum, 11/10/16)

COHNDeforestation and the Warming of Tropical Agricultural Regions (Avery Cohn, 11/17/2016)

chimpanzees

Ecological and Social Factors Affecting Sex Differences in Wild Chimpanzees (Zarine M., 12/1/16)