Events

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    Local Emerging Market Series: Transitioning to a Zero Waste Economy

    Thu, 10/19/17 - Fri, 10/20/17 • Old West Church, Cambridge St, Boston
    The circular economy is an emerging economic model that promotes innovation and creative business models for advancing zero waste practices and products. Join Climate Action Business Association and Save That Stuff for a panel discussion about emerging drivers and opportunities for entrepreneurs working to make wealth from waste. Hear from our panelists about their successes, challenges, and future business opportunities in the circular economy.
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    Eco Artist Newton Harrison Lecture: The Time of the Force Majeure

    Tue, 10/24/17 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM • MIT: 32-141
    Visiting Artist Newton Harrison will give a public presentation tracing the eco-art movement that he and Helen Mayer Harrison pioneered and have led for more than 40 years, which uses art to address environmental problems, such as agriculture and forestry issues, watershed restoration and urban renewal, among others.

    Lecture in Stata Center 32-141, followed by a reception in R&D Pub
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    MITEI fall colloquium: "The future of energy: Certain uncertainties" by Norman R. Augustine

    Wed, 10/25/17 4:45 PM - 6:30 PM • MIT: Media Lab E14-674
    Arguably the most difficult type of planning involves major, long-term capital investments that are surrounded by great uncertainty. Such is the case in the world of energy. Opportunities for technology breakthroughs in the production and use of energy abound; major shifts in demand seem inevitable, but vulnerabilities also thrive. It is a field of countless possibilities... especially for those who enjoy taking risks.
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    "A Brief History of Environmental Successes"

    Thu, 10/26/17 - Fri, 10/27/17 • New England Aquarium
    Seventh Annual John H. Carlson Lecture with Prof. Susan Solomon

    "A Brief History of Environmental Successes"

    Humans have faced a series of national and global environmental challenges in the past half-century, including smog, the use of lead in gasoline, ozone depletion, and much more. This talk reveals how combinations of science, public policy, industry participation, and the engagement of citizens succeeded in addressing past environmental challenges. Finally, I probe how the lessons learned help us understand how to better manage today’s environmental problems, including climate change.
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    Striving for Zero Waste at Colleges & Universities

    Mon, 11/6/17 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM • Harvard University Ed Portal
    Organized by the Zero Waste College and University Technical Committee (ZWCUTC) of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), this workshop will showcase zero waste practices and strategies to take waste reduction to the next level on your campus.
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    Greenbuild 2017

    Wed, 11/8/17 - Fri, 11/10/17 • Boston Convention Center
    The 2017 Greenbuild Expo and Conference is taking place in Boston at the Boston Convention Center sponsored by the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Thousands of building professionals from all over the world will come together at Greenbuild 2017 for three days of outstanding educational sessions, renowned speakers and special seminars. Greenbuild education sessions are eligible for continuing education credits for a number of professional credentials and organizations.
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    Graduate Climate Conference

    Fri, 11/10/17 - Sun, 11/12/17 • Woods Hole, MA
    The goal of the Graduate Climate Conference (GCC) is to provide a discussion forum for graduate students undertaking research on climate and climate change in an array of disciplines throughout the physical sciences, biological sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The format is designed to encourage new climate researchers to become acquainted with the details of diverse areas of study and to place their own work in the broader context of the climate research community.
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    ESI People and the Planet Lecture: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    Mon, 11/20/17 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM • Building E14 MPR-647
    The Environmental Solutions Initiative People & the Planet Lecture Series presents individuals and organizations working to advance understanding and action toward a humane and sustainable future.