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Approaching Sustainability: Conversations with Leading Scholars

When:
Friday, Apr 9, 2021 1:00 PM
Where:
Zoom
More Info:
Approaching Sustainability: Conversations with Leading Scholars

Free

Audience:
Faculty/Staff, Students
Sponsor:
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Scaling up Actionable Knowledge for Sustainability 

with Maria Carmen Lemos | Professor of Sustainability and Climate, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

Join us for a series of talks by distinguished scholars on the future of sustainability research and education that aims to inspire, inform, and spark discussion about how we develop sustainability research and education at Stanford. 

Co-hosted by Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment and School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, this event series is open to Stanford faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff. These online talks are scheduled for a series of Fridays from 1 to 2:30 pm PT,  beginning April 2. Each speaker will present their sustainability research, followed by Q&A and informal conversation with Assistant Professor of Earth System Science Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, a center fellow at the Woods Institute. 

Join us on Zoom at http://bit.ly/approachingsustainability(link is external). Access is limited to participants with a SUNET ID.  

Join us on Friday, April 9, from 1-2:30pm PT as Maria Carmen Lemos, Professor of Sustainability and Climate, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, will discuss what makes knowledge actionable for sustainability decision-making and how can we scale up and accelerate the process of disseminating such knowledge. This talk will explore both the science and practice of actionable knowledge creation in this context, arguing that we need urgently to invest in both to meet sustainability challenges. 

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