This policy-focused conference aims to bring together researchers, officials and representatives of the private sector and NGOs to find effective, forward-looking responses to climate change in the Caribbean.
Journalists can focus on some major ocean issues at this event in Washington DC. It will cover everything from the Gulf of Mexico's struggle to recover from the BP oil spill to protection of over-exploited commercial fish stocks … to ocean acidification, marine protected areas, offshore energy, and coastal ecosystem restoration.
Assessing fish populations has always been an inexact science. But new technologies could help to more accurately “count” fish and know whether or not fisheries are indeed healthy. Join us on June 18, 2011, for an afternoon of talks by two innovators in the field, as well as an opportunity to tour the New Bedford Whaling Museum and a reception with New England Science Writers.
Top scientists in low-carbon technologies with a panel of industry and policy experts and future world leaders will pool their expertise and create a realistic roadmap from the energy challenges of today to a sustainable future by 2030. Attend the free event in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, or watch the live stream from your computer.
The American Society of Civil Engineers' Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) invites you to the 2011 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Palm Springs on May 22-26, 2011. This year's technical program focuses on “Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability,” to help the environmental and engineering community integrate sustainability into their work.
The 17th annual conference of the International Sustainable Development Research Society will be hosted by the Earth Institute, Columbia University, in partnership with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development and the Asian Development Bank Institute. The conference will explore the fundamental question of how global society's aspiration to continued growth can be harmonized with the existing limits imposed by Earth’s resources.
The 2012 Aspen Environment Forum in Colorado, presented by the Aspen Institute in partnership with National Geographic, will focus on Living in the New Normal: how the planet is adapting, how we are adapting, and how adapting does not mean accepting.
Public talk by William Cronon, historian from the University of Wisconsin and author of "Scholar as Citizen" blog now at the center of the controversy over academic freedom; public discussion of immigration and the environment — both at the American Society for Environmental History's annual conference in Phoenix in mid-April 2011.