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 2017 syllabus).
The Fall 2017 speaker lineup includes:
- September 7: Dr. Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Gendell Associate Professor of Energy Systems and Public Policy, Duke University – “Challenges and Opportunities for the U.S. Electricity Industry”
- September 19: Eriks Brolis, Conservation Business Lead, Global Lands Team, The Nature Conservancy – “Mega Challenges = Mega Opportunities: Growing a Greener Future (Profitably)”
- September 26: Dr. Susan Lozier, Ronie-Richelle Garcia-Johnson Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke University – “The Ocean as a Climate Change Reservoir: Good News, Bad News”
- September 28: Dr. Jeff Vincent, Stanback Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment, Clarence F. Korstian Professor of Forest Economics and Management, MF Program Co-Chair, Duke University – “Imagine a World with Too Much Wood”
All talks will take place in EH1112 from 4:40-5:55pm. The talks are open to the greater Duke community. Questions? Contact Dr. Jesko von Windheim.