Wednesday, October 05, 2016 to Friday, October 07, 2016
About the Forum
The 2016 Great Lakes Adaptation Forum will bring together hundreds of practitioners and researchers from across the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States for 3 days of sharing climate adaptation and resilience solutions and products in an engaged learning program.
The Energy Cub at Ross is excited to invite you to our 2016 “Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector” conference. The Energy Conference is the University of Michigan - Ross's premier energy event, which brings together leading experts and students from around the world and across campus, to address some of the biggest challenges in the energy industry today.
The following panel topics will shed light on the complexities and triumphs associated with energy efficiency in the home.
Each year the Center for Sustainable Systems based at the School of Natural Resources and Environment, invites an internationally recognized expert to deliver the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability at the University of Michigan. This annual Lecture Series focuses on critical issues of sustainability and honors Peter M. Wege for his many outstanding contributions to the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems and to the environmental field.
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?