Events

Mon Mar 27 2017 08:30 AM  Mon Mar 27 2017 01:00 PM

LEARNING TO STEER: REFLECTIONS AND PROGRESS ON REDUCING URBAN GHG EMISSIONS

Vivian and David Campbell Conference facility, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place

SPEAKERS

Rohit Aggarwala, Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Research Scholar, Faculty of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University “Climate Change Mitigation Experiences in New York City”

Jonathan Parfrey, Executive Director and Founder, Climate Resolve, Los Angeles “Climate Change Mitigation Experiences in Los Angeles”

Mary Pickering, Vice-President, Programs and Partnerships, Toronto Atmospheric Fund “Climate Change Mitigation Experiences in Toronto”

Sara Hughes (moderator), Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto; CSUS Bissell-Heyd Fellow Read Sara’s paper, Reducing Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions, IMFG Perspectives No. 16, 2017

Registration is required. Register here. 

For additional information about the symposium: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/events/ 

Organized by the Centre for the Study of the United States, at the Munk School of Global Affairs.

Generously supported by:
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
Institute on Municipal Finance & Governance
Global Cities Institute
Decarbonization Project, Environmental Governance Lab
School of the Environment
Department of Political Science, St. George
Department of Political Science, UTM

Mon Mar 27 2017 11:00 AM  Mon Mar 27 2017 12:00 PM

Building Smarter Energy Systems: the Path towards a Sustainable Future

Rm. 1210, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street

OMID ARDAKANIAN,University of British Columbia

Wed Mar 29 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 29 2017 05:30 PM

The Air We Breathe - Role of Rechnology, Industry and Regulations

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

CHUNG-WAI CHOW, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto CHRIS YACCATO, Provincial Manager, Government Relations and Public Affairs, Ontario Lung Association

Mon Apr 03 2017 11:00 AM  Mon Apr 03 2017 12:00 PM

Machine Learning Algorithms for Climate Informatics and Sustainability

Rm. 1210, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street

CLAIRE MONTELEONI, George Washington University

Wed Apr 05 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 05 2017 05:30 PM

Learning to Steer: New Directions for Urban Climate Change Mitigation

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

Eric Krause Memorial Lecture

SARA HUGHES, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, and Senior Fellow, Global Cities Institute, University of Toronto & University of Toronto Mississauga

Thu Apr 06 2017 04:00 PM  Thu Apr 06 2017 06:00 PM

Second Annual Symposium: Faith, Science, Climate Change and Pope Francis's Encyclical Laudato si’

Rm. 100, Saint Michael's College, Alumni Hall,121 St. Joseph St.

A Dialogue of Theologians, Scientists & Scholars

Speakers include:
Mary Hess is a Professor of Educational Leadership at Luther Seminary in St. Paul Minnesota.

David Nostbakken is a McLuhan Fellow at the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology.

Stephen Scharper is a professor in the Department of Anthropology and the School of the Environment.

Danny Harvey is a Professor in the Geography Department and is a graduate faculty member of the School of the Environment.

Ron Swail is the Chief Operations Officer, Property Services and Sustainability at the University of Toronto.

Prof. Robert K. Logan, the moderator, is a Fellow of St. Michael’s College

Wed Apr 12 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 12 2017 05:30 PM

1) Understanding Variation in Energy Efficiency Practices in Ontario Hospitals 2) Traditional Indigenous Food Systems and Psychological Resiliency: An Ecosystems Psychology Framework

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

1) JOHN MAIORANO, Ph.D. Candidate, Adult Education and Community Development, OISE, and Environmental Studies Collaborative Program, School of the Environment Understanding Variation in Energy Efficiency Practices in Ontario Hospitals
   
2) NICOLE SPIEGELAAR, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences, and Environment & Health Collaborative Program, School of the Environment, University of Toronto