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Clean Energy Fund Lecture Series

Ecologist & Author Amy Seidl to Address City Adaptation

Amy Seidl
February 8, 2012
Room: 
Fletcher Free Library, 235 College Street
Contact(s): 
jbbreul@gmail.com

 

Ecologist & Author Amy Seidl to Address City Adaptation in the Face of Climate Change and Disasters.

Burlington, VT. Amy Seidl, ecologist and author, will speak to the Greater Burlington community at the Fletcher Free Library on February 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Seidl’s lecture will focus on her most recent book, Finding Higher Ground: Adaptation in the Age of Warming, and discuss how we can increase our capacity for resilience in the face of climate change, drawing on examples ranging from Vermont communities to the natural world.

UVM ID Required: 
No
Admission Fee: 
Free
Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

Anaerobic Digestion Guest Lecturer

2014-15 Projects
Project Timeline: 
03/2015
Project Progress: 
100%
Project Category: Education
Speaker: Alexander Eaton, MS, International Renewable Resources Institute / Sistema Biobolsa / Ashoka Fellow / charity: water  
 
Reviewing experience from 10 years of biogas development in Mexico and Latin America, this talk will consider the environmental, social and economic impacts of biogas projects for small farmers in Mexico and what this can teach us about future development of the technology.
 

2015 Smart Grid Lecture Series: Science and Policy Innovations for a Low-Carbon Economy

February 25, 2015
Room: 
Davis Center 417 (Frank Livak Room)

How can we as a society achieve a low-carbon economy? Reducing greenhouse gases to abate climate change is a monumental undertaking, one that requires an aggressive mixture of science, technology, and policy. In this lecture, Dr. Kammen will explore and critique a number of ‘high impact’ innovations that are specifically needed to alter our energy system. He will also examine the concept of tipping points as it relates to transitions in the energy system, with examples and applications drawn from the U.S., Portugal, China, Nicaragua, and east Africa.

UVM ID Required: 
No
Admission Fee: 
Free
Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

CEF Smart Grid: Making Electric Futures: Decision Making in Regional Transmission Organizations

February 11, 2015
Room: 
Old Mill 325 (John Dewey Lounge)

Speaker: Elizabeth Wilson, Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy and Law at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, http://www.hhh.umn.edu/people/ewilson/

Title: Making Electric Futures: Decision Making in Regional Transmission Organizations

UVM ID Required: 
No
Admission Fee: 
Free
Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

CEF 2014 Call for Proposals- 1/9/15 Extension

The University of Vermont’s Clean Energy Fund is seeking proposals for its 2014-2015 Clean Energy Futures Lecture/Workshop Series. Funding is available for departments, students, and/or faculty interested in organizing lectures, workshops, or other similar events on topics related to clean energy. Of particular interest to the fund are proposals that seek to bring external speakers and perspectives to the UVM campus. Proposals for events involving UVM faculty are welcome, as well. 

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