The Mega Trends course, as part of the Nicholas School Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate, investigates major, over-arching trends in environmental science, policy, thought, practice, and trajectories for the coming 25 years (view the 2016 syllabus).
The Fall 2016 speaker lineup includes:
- September 8: Dr. Bill Pan, Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Health, Duke University – “Mercury Exposure and Peru’s State of Emergency in Madre de Dios” Talk recording.
- September 15: Dr. Stephen Lee, Chief Scientist, US Army Research Laboratory/Research Army Office – “Wildlife Security Convergence with Conservation and Innovation” Talk recording.
- September 22: Dr. Brian Murray, Environmental Economics Program Director, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and Interim Director of the Duke University Energy Initiative – “The Global Challenge of Accessible, Affordable, Reliable and Safe Energy” Talk recording.
- September 27: Dr. Lincoln Pratson, Semans-Brown Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke University – “Some Major Implications of the Ongoing Transformations in Cars and Trucks” Talk recording.