SNRE 2011 Commencement Speaker, Peter Mertz
The School of Natural Resources and Environment also will host a reception for the graduates and their families in the Great Lakes Room at Palmer Commons immediately following the ceremony. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Auto Efficiency Horizons and Transportation Climate Policy
Thursday, April 28, 2011
12:00 p.m., 1024 Dana Building
Dr. DeCicco’s teaching and advising interests address energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from transportation as well as broader aspects of sustainable mobility and energy use. Dr. DeCicco’s main focus is on automobiles, including analysis of issues and policy options for enhancing the environmental and economic sustainability of vehicle-fuel systems. Dr. DeCicco teaches a winter-term, graduate-level course on transportation energy and climate policy. He also advises student projects on a range of sustainable energy topics and offer seminars and guest lectures on current issues related to the transportation-climate challenge.
Cobblestone Farm. Details and Registration. Erb Community invited to attend.
Revitalizing Innovation in Michigan for Clean Energy Manufacturing
Register today for this unique gathering of energy researchers and students, as well as business and political leaders who will discuss ways to:
- cultivate research and development for advanced manufacturing in the clean energy field;
- create new strategies for the university community to accelerate commercialization of new discoveries in clean energy technology;
- build private sector funding streams to nurture innovative clean energy research and manufacturing;
- nurture an entrepreneurial culture in clean energy technology.
Details. Questions? Contact Bruno Vanzieleghem at firstname.lastname@example.org. Co-sponsored by Erb Institute.
Free Environmental Finance Webinar: Sources of value in California’s AB 32 market. 90 minute duration starting at 12:00 EDT. Registration and Details.
3:30 pm. Details TBA
12-1:30pm. Ross, E0530. “Signaling Environmental Stewardship in Corrupt Societies: The Case of ISO 14001″
Dr. Prakash is Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington.