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<< Week of February 14 >>

Monday, February 10, 2020

Europe's Green New Deal: Fueled by Innovation

Lecture | February 10 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General of Research and Innovation of the European Commission.

 Institute of European Studies, Climate Readiness Institute, Institute of Governmental Studies, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM), Center for Responsible Business

Becoming the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050 is the greatest challenge and opportunity of our times. To achieve this, the European Commission has proposed the European Green Deal, a highly ambitious package of measures that should enable European citizens and businesses to benefit from the sustainable green transition. Key policies range from ambitiously cutting emissions, to...   More >

 

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Jean-Eric Paquet

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

ERG Colloquium: Jess Goddard: Measuring water affordability as a human right–insights from California

Colloquium | February 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 Jess Goddard, SimpleWater

 Energy and Resources Group

Safe drinking water is essential to our ability to thrive, but historically, efforts to ensure that households can afford drinking water have been limited. This colloquium focuses on advancing our understanding of water affordability in California as part of the state’s first human right to water monitoring project.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2020: Dr. Carla D’Antonio (Environmental Studies; Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara): Identifying feedbacks and missing links to promote succession in a novel forest ecosystem

Seminar | February 13 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Dr. Carla D’Antonio

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Dr. Carla D’Antonio, Professor in the Department of Environemental Studies and in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology at UC Santa Barbara will present: ”Identifying feedbacks and missing links to promote succession in a novel forest ecosystem.” Coffee will be available before the talk at 3:00PM in 139 Mulford. Open to the public.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Imagining Post 3.11 Futures and Living with Anthropogenic Change

Conference/Symposium | February 14 – 15, 2020 every day | 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium (#310)

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

The workshop brings together artists, activists and scholars for a series of conversations on the 3.11 disasters and the effects of anthropogenic change in Japan. The conversations will explore how people in Fukushima are living with the consequences of the 3.11 disasters and how different communities with varying livelihoods and vulnerabilities have responded to and invented tactics to survive...   More >

Science | Sex | Fiction

Reading - Literary | February 14 | 5-7 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall

 Paloma Medina, UC Santa Cruz

 College of Natural Resources, Social Science Matrix, Center for Race and Gender

Paloma Medina (author and PhD candidate in Biomolecular Engineering at UC Santa Cruz) will read from their new book Looking for Marla – the story of a curious clownfish in transition as they find their way from fatherhood to motherhood. Following the reading, stick around for snacks, book buying, community building, and zine-making. We’ll have supplies for you to creatively explore your...   More >

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Imagining Post 3.11 Futures and Living with Anthropogenic Change

Conference/Symposium | February 14 – 15, 2020 every day | 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium (#310)

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

The workshop brings together artists, activists and scholars for a series of conversations on the 3.11 disasters and the effects of anthropogenic change in Japan. The conversations will explore how people in Fukushima are living with the consequences of the 3.11 disasters and how different communities with varying livelihoods and vulnerabilities have responded to and invented tactics to survive...   More >