Due to the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of academic year 2023-24 events will continue to be "virtual" with presenters delivering their talk over the internet. The virtual presentation platform for most of these hosted events will be Zoom.com.
Near the time shown, click on "Join a Meeting" on the Zoom.com site and enter the event link coordinates that are listed below each event description to enter the "meeting".
Sustainability Special: The Climate Generation
Join us for a moderated virtual discussion with Christian Science Monitor (CSM)’s environment and climate change journalist Stephanie Hanes and CSM’s photography director Alfredo Sosa. The duo recently produced an … Read more
Sustainable Business: Electronics Recycling and Distributed Energy Production in the Circular Economy
Steve Figgatt, Founder and CEO of Sycamore International, will explain how his firm leverages sustainable business practices as a competitive advantage and to increase value capture. A primary tenet of their company … Read more
Sustainability Perspectives: Hazardous Chemicals in Consumer Products
Sarah Briggs, program manager and senior research specialist for Emerging Contaminants and Green Chemistry for the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute will lead this discussion. “BPA-free”, “parabens and phthalates”, … Read more
Sustainability Film: Regenerating Life
This documentary takes an ecological approach to unraveling the climate crisis. The film proposes that it is humankind’s relentless destruction of the natural world that has caused the climate crisis. … Read more
Sustainability Perspectives: But What Can I Do? From Reducing Your Carbon Footprint to Decarbonization
Chris Carrick, energy program manager for the Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board, will explain that when British Petroleum introduced the concept of reducing your own carbon footprint … Read more
Sustainability Perspectives series: Looking Beyond the Label – Examining Dairy Sustainability Standards
Keeley McGarr-O’Brien, agricultural sustainability researcher, will explain that increasingly, sustainability labels are being used on many of our food products, including dairy. These labels are awarded by certification standards, with … Read more
Sustainability Perspectives series: Restoring Tree Cover in New York State
Gregg Sargis, Natural Climate Solutions Specialist, will explain that The Nature Conservancy is working to restore tree cover through tree planting projects in New York State to sequester and store … Read more
Sustainability Film: Do I Need This?
This documentary film is about consumerism, excess, and the stuff from which happiness is truly made. This quirky, relatable, and profound award-winning film delicately interweaves the filmmaker’s complicated relationship to … Read more