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2011-2012 Distinguished Lecture Series

World class researchers and practitioners will engage with the MSU community on cutting-edge environmental topics.

The Distinguished Lecture Series is funded by Michigan AgBio Research and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies.


Join us for this year's lecture series.

Schedule

March 15, 2012
A New Era in Global Change Science

February 22, 2012
Inclusive Governance

January 18, 2012
Climate Change: The Role of Behavior

December 1, 2011
Ecosystem Services

November 4, 2011
The National Climate Assessment

October 3, 2011
China and Climate Change





A new era in global change science: Linking knowledge and action for sustainability
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Pam Matson, Dean of the School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University and Chair, National Resource Council Panel on Advancing the Science of Climate Change
1:30 - 3:00 p.m., MSU Union, Parlor C
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Inclusive governance: Public participation in risk decision making
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Ortwin Renn, Professor of Environmental Sociology and Technology Assessment, University of Stuttgart
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., MSU Union, Parlor C
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Climate Change: The Role of Behavior
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Paul Stern, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Climate Change, National Research Council
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., MSU Union, Parlor C
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Valuing Nature: Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision-Making
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., MSU Union, Parlor C
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Building a Foundation for Adaptation through the National Climate Assessment
Friday, November 4, 2011
Kathy Jacobs, US Global Change Research Program and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., MSU Union, Gold Room B
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China and Climate Change
Monday, October 3, 2011
Jintao Xu, Environment for Development, China
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., MSU Union, Parlor C
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