Environment Seminar Series

2014 FALL TERM Seminars

WEDNESDAYS, 4:10 p.m. - 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, October 23, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Room ES 149(basement), Earth Science Building, 5 Bancroft Avenue

Below are included the names of the speakers and titles for this winter-spring Environment Seminar Series.

Seminars are free. No registration required. All are welcome.
Please visit this page regularly for updates. For abstracts and bios please scroll down and click on the title of the seminar.

To receive regular email messages with the same information, please contact Pavel Pripa (416-978-3475) or environment.seminars@utoronto.ca. Seminars are subject to change or cancellation.

For 2015 Memoral Lectures schedule (to be added soon), please click here: Memorial Lectures 2015

Wed Oct 01 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Oct 01 2014 06:00 PM

Understanding Organic Aerosols Through Chemical Characterization

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

ARTHUR CHAN, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto 

Wed Oct 15 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Oct 15 2014 06:00 PM

CANCELLED: IPCC Climate Change 2014 - Mitigation of Climate Change

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

ELLIE FARAHANI, Head of Operations, UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group III - Mitigation of Climate Change, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany 

Thu Oct 23 2014 06:00 PM  Thu Oct 23 2014 07:30 PM

Adapting to a Changing Climate: At Home and on the Streets of Our Cities

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

This seminar is presented in collaboration with Evergreen


DAVID MACLEOD, Senior Environmental Specialist, City of Toronto Environment and Energy Office 

BLAIR FELTMATE, Associate Professor, Program Director Sustainability Practice, University of Waterloo and Chair Climate Change Adaptation Project Canada 

DAN SANDINK, Manager of Resilient Communities and Research, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction 

Wed Nov 12 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Nov 12 2014 06:00 PM

Making Indigenous Communities "Opportunity Ready": Threats to Mining Capital and Resilient Settler Colonialism in Canadian Environmental Governance

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

ANNA STANLEY, Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of Toronto, and Fellow, Broadbent Institute

Wed Nov 19 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Nov 19 2014 06:00 PM

Emergent Dialogue, Municipal Climate Response, and Imaginary Worlds: Exploring Climate Change Innovation and Engagement Processes at the Community Scale

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

JOHN ROBINSON, Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; Associate Provost, Sustainability; Professor, Geography, University of British Columbia

Wed Nov 26 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Nov 26 2014 06:00 PM

Agrobiodiversity, cultural diversity, and globalization: Insights from a biodiversity hotspot in Central America

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

KATE KIRBY, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Department of Geography, University of Toronto

Wed Dec 03 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Dec 03 2014 06:00 PM

Building Resiliency of Urban Ecosystems through Transportation Planning: Case Studies from the GTA

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

NAMRATA SHRESTHA, Senior Landscape Ecologist, Toronto & Region Conservation Authority, and Adjunct Professor, School of the Environment