2016 Winter-Spring Summer Series

Fri Jul 15 2016 01:00 PM  Fri Jul 15 2016 02:00 PM

Industry Update: Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

LL1020, lower level, south building, : Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 105 St. George Street

Two Speakers:
   
Jane Ambachtsheer, Partner and Chair of Mercer’s Global Responsible Investment Business, and Adjunct Professor at the School of the Environment, University of Toronto 
(brief bio below) 

Julie Desjardins, Consultant representing the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada 
(brief bio below) 

Please register by 11:30 a.m. on July 15 at http://www-2.rotman.utoronto.ca/july15/

Wed Jan 13 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 13 2016 05:30 PM

Report from Paris: U of T student delegates discuss their experiences at the COP21 Climate Conference

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

UNFCCC COP21 STUDENT DELEGATION

Presenters: 

Stephen Scharper, Associate Professor, Anthropology, U of T Mississauga; and School of the Environment

Christelle Broux, 4th year undergraduate doing majors in Environment & Science, and Physical & Environmental Geography, and a minor in Environmental Studies

Sophie Guilbault, PhD student in Urban Planning

Larissa Parker, 4th year undergraduate doing majors in Environmental Studies, and Ethics, Society & the Law; and a minor in Political Science

Keven Roy, PhD student in Physics

Alissa Saieva, second year JD law student

Alice Zhu, 3rd year undergraduate doing a specialist in Environmental Chemistry


Wed Jan 20 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 20 2016 05:30 PM

New Measurements of Carbon Dioxide from Space: The First Year of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory

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

DEBRA WUNCH, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and School of the Environment

Wed Jan 27 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 27 2016 05:30 PM

Metals in Newcomer Women: A Preliminary Exploration of the Role of Compounded Vulnerabilities in Environmental Exposures and Outcomes

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

DOLON CHAKRAVARTTY, PhD candidate, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and School of the Environment, University of Toronto

Wed Feb 10 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 10 2016 05:30 PM

Exposure of Canadians to Environmental Chemicals: An Overview of Health Canada’s Human Biomonitoring Initiatives

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

DOUGLAS HAINES,Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada 

Wed Feb 24 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 24 2016 05:30 PM

1) Community Vulnerability to Changes in the Winter Road Viability and Longevity in the Western James Bay Region of Ontario’s Far North 2) Developing a Novel Approach to Assessing Environmental Health Impacts of Waste-to-Energy Projects in Canada

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

1) YUKARI (HANNAH) HORI, PhD student, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and Environment &Health Collaborative Program, School of the Environment

2) LINDSAY McCALLUM, PhD student, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and Environment &Health Collaborative Program, School of the Environment

Wed Mar 02 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 02 2016 05:30 PM

Ecosystem Approaches: Navigating Complexity, Promoting Health

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

MARTIN BUNCH, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

Wed Mar 16 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 16 2016 05:30 PM

Climate Change and Health: Close-up on Drought in Canada

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

ANNA YUSA, Acting Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Change and Health Division, Health Canada

Wed Mar 30 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 30 2016 05:30 PM

The Healthy Cities – Diabetes Prevention Project: New Insights on the Built Environment and Obesity-Related Diseases

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

GILLIAN BOOTH, Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Division of Endocrinology, St. Michael’s Hospital. Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, and Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.

Wed Apr 06 2016 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 06 2016 05:30 PM

Engaging Futures: Creating Sustainable Cities

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

Eric Krause Memorial Lecture

JOHN ROBINSON, Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and School of the Environment, University of Toronto

Thu Apr 14 2016 04:10 PM  Thu Apr 14 2016 05:30 PM

The Environmental Movement, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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

Robert Hunter Memorial Lecture

JOHN BENNETT, Senior Policy Adviser Friends of the Earth Canada and former Executive Director of Sierra Club Canada 

DAN McDERMOTT, Ontario Chapter Director of the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation



Thu Apr 21 2016 04:10 PM  Thu Apr 21 2016 05:30 PM

Late Lessons from Early Warnings

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

Douglas Pimlott Memorial Lecture 

DAVID GEE, Associate Fellow at the new Institute of Environment, Health, and Societies, at Brunel University, London