Monday, September 26, 2016 to Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Climate change is a potential threat to the welfare of mankind and its mitigation is becoming urgent. Nuclear energy, which provides one-fifth of U.S. electricity generation, is currently the leading utility-scale, carbon-free baseload power source in America. But it is expensive, controversial, and regulated in a way that poses challenges to technological innovation. So how does nuclear power fit into U.S. climate change mitigation goals going forward?
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to Thursday, September 15, 2016
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
VISIT US AT OUR BOOTH!!
The Battery Show Exhibition & Conference is a showcase of advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid vehicles, utility & renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military and telecommunications.
Please join the Law School's Environmental Law and Policy Program as we host a lunch hour panel discussion featuring the heads of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division from the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations. Professor Uhlmann will moderate a discussion between Lois Schiffer, Thomas Sansonetti, and John Cruden about their work and the challenges for environmental law and policy during the last 24 years.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 to Thursday, September 01, 2016
8:45 AM to 5:00 PM
The Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota is excited to announce a 3-day leadership workshop taught by Peter Redstone and Martin Bloxham of Barefoot Consulting on Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016. Some of you may know Peter and Martin for their trainings to environmental NGOs, including the Leopold Leadership Program. They help environmental scientists develop engagement skills and increase their strategic effectiveness. They currently offer a course for scholars in the UK, and now they’re bringing that course to the US care of IonE (St. Paul, MN).