Center for Sustainability: Sustainability Events Upcoming

Wells offers a robust schedule of sustainability-related events each semester.

Keep checking this page - we are continuing to program our exciting line-up of events for Spring 2020  

SPRING 2020 EVENTS

 

February 3, 2020 12:20 - 1:20PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Perspectives series: Getting Where We Need to Be: The Imperative of Sustainable Transportation
Presenter:  Fernando de Aragón, director, Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council
Free and open to the public

February 5, 2020   7:00PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainable Business series:  Can Harnessing the Power of the Ocean Change the World?
Presenter: Terence J. Cryan, Chairman of the Board, Ocean Power Technologies
Free and open to the public

February 10, 2020  12:20 - 1:20PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Perspectives series: The effects of fire management on ecosystem services and geochemical cycling in traditional Maya swidden agroecosystems
Presenter: Tomasz Falkowski, postdoctoral fellow,  Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University
Free and open to the public

February 19, 2020  7:00 - 8:30PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Film series: Blue
Free and open to the public - organic popcorn and butter served

March 4, 2020 7:00 - 8:45PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Film series: 2 Degrees - The Point of No Return
Free and open to the public - organic popcorn and butter served

March 23, 2020 12:20 - 1:20PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Perspectives series: Supporting Energy Democracy with Local Carbon Offsets
Presenter: Gay Nicholson, founder, Finger Lakes Climate Fund
Free and open to the public

 

March 30, 2020  12:20 - 1:20PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Perspectives series: Climate Change and Sports
Presenter: Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., environmental toxicologist, activist, author of "Living Downstream"
Free and open to the public

April 13, 2020  12:20 - 1:20PM, DeWitt Lecture Room 106, Zabriskie Hall
Sustainability Perspectives series: Three Birds, One Stone: Ending One Small City's Food Insecurity, Social Isolation and Economic Stagnation
Presenter: Tanzania Roach '99, International consultant, educator, certified Permaculture Teacher Trainer, certified Permaculture Designer
Free and open to the public

April 20, 2020   6:30PM, Center for Sustainability classroom 212, Zabriskie Hall
(Title to be announced)
Presenter: Nina Bassuk, professor and program leader, Urban Horticulture Institute. Cornell University
Free and open to the public. This talk will be held in partnership with the Southern Cayuga Garden Club

 

 

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