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Climate Change and Immune Health Mini-Symposium
The Duke Center for Human Systems Immunology will host the Climate Change and Immune Health Mini-Symposium. Register by Thursday, May 25 to participate in this thoughtful program designed for the Duke community, and scientific community at large, to gather and engage with distinguished speakers, including experts Brian Murray and Ashley Ward of the Nicholas Institute.
107 Union Dr, Durham, NC 27710
SIDS Talk Plastics: Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR): Lessons from Developing Countries
The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) is hosting a webinar providing insights on EPR schemes to address plastic pollution, with case studies from developing countries. Featuring technical and legal experts, including the Nicholas Institute's Rachel Karasik.
DMI Symposium on Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change
Join the Duke Materials Initiative for talks, a round-table discussion session on the future of energy research, a reception and a poster session. Talks will include welcome remarks from Dean Jerry Lynch (Pratt School of Engineering at Duke), a keynote speech by Prof. Nathan Lewis (California Institute of Technology), and an afternoon lecture by Dean Toddi Steelman (Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke).
Webinar: Western States Water Data Access and Analysis Tool (WestDAAT)
In this webinar, Western States Water Council (WSWC) staff will demonstrate the capabilities, highlight insights, and showcase examples of the Western States Water Data Access and Analysis Tool (WestDAAT). Featuring Adel Abdallah, Ryan James, and Tony Willardson of the Western States Water Council.
A Conversation on Climate Diplomacy and Energy Transformation with Joel Jaeger from World Resources Institute
Duke experts and students are invited to join Duke's Rethinking Diplomacy Program in this webinar featuring Senior Research Associate Joel Jaeger, World Resources Institute. This webinar is part of a series on climate diplomacy organized in collaboration with Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability; The James E. Rogers Energy Access Project; and the Sanford School of Public Policy.
EarthFest 2023: Accessibility and Sustainability
Featuring the Devil's Thrifthouse Pop-Up
Nicholas School Earth Day Celebration
More information coming soon!
Fritz London Memorial Lecture Presented by Dr. Eric Toone: "Enabling technology development and deployment for mitigating human-caused global warming."
Enabling technology development and deployment for mitigating human-caused global warming.
'The Smell of Money' Film Screening
The Smell of Money is a documentary that follows Elsie Herring and her rural North Carolina community as they take on the multibillion-dollar pork industry in a fight for their rights to clean air, pure water, and a life free from the stench of pig feces.
'Plastic Earth' Film Screening & Panel Discussion
In celebration of Earth Day, the Nicholas School of the Environment presents a screening of the new documentary film, Plastic Earth (2023), written and directed by Janice Overbeck. Worldwide plastic production from fossil-based sources contributes to climate change and pollution while threatening the health of many species. The film follows a concerned mother's exploration of the plastics problem and possible solutions through interviews with scientists, engineers, researchers and innovators.
2001 Campus Dr., Durham
Chemistry Department Lecture: On the Feasibility of Air Capture of Greenhouse Gases (Eric Toone, Breakthrough Energy)
Join the Chemistry Department for a lecture by Dr. Eric Toone, technical lead for Breakthrough Energy's Investment Committee and a former Duke professor who is also a past director of the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). Learn more about Dr. Toone.
2023 Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase
Join us at the Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase to celebrate the accomplishments of our 2022-2023 Bass Connections project teams. This annual event includes an open floor session featuring posters and interactive displays, lightning talks, awards and a reception.
Current project team members should review our showcase guidance to prepare to share their team’s work at the showcase.
The Duke Center on Risk Sixth Watering Hole: Climate Change Risk
The Duke Center on Risk invites scholars across Duke to take part in the sixth in the series of conversations on risk. Several Duke researchers will each give very short "lightning talks" about challenging issues of climate risk in their fields, how they are addressing these issues, and the kinds of collaborations they would welcome. The Nicholas Institute's Brian Murray and Jackson Ewing are among those to speak.
DCID Rural Transformations Speaker Series: Climate Change, Adaptation and Migration
A virtual conversation with Duke Associate Professor Sarah Bermeo and Wilfrid Laurier University Professor Robert McLeman, both authors and leading thinkers taking part to reimagine the possibilities and future of rural transformation. Part of the Spring 2023 Speaker Series: Rural Transformations, co-sponsored by the Duke Center for International Development and the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT).
Watertowns Environmental Film Festival
Water Towns EFAF features films, conversations (in science, policy, and culture), and a commitment to our environmental behavior (your pledge). Recent and historical pieces of documentary film and artistic production under a selected environmental theme create a bridge between cultures of sustainability, disciplines, and situated forms of existence. The theme guides the principles of the festival but does not limit content or participation; Water Towns EFAF is an open platform.
Duke & UNC Alt. Proteins Conference
Join us at the nation’s first-ever student-led alternative proteins conference, hosted by the Duke and UNC chapters of the Good Food Institute’s Alt Protein Project on Friday, April 14.
Wilson Distinguished Lecture: Energy and Environmental Justice Through Community Ownership
Through speeches from and discussions with some of the preeminent environmental justice advocates, lawyers, and policy champions in the U.S., this lecture will explore the intersections of social policy, land use, energy justice and environmental justice. This event features keynote speaker Raya Salter, followed by a fireside chat with William Barber III and Angella Dunston.
Amplifying Your Voice Inside and Outside the University
In this Faculty Advancement and Success (FAS) Series Workshop, Duke faculty and post-doc participants will learn about opportunities to broaden their influence and amplify the impact of their scholarship inside and outside of the university.
Sustainable Infrastructure and the Three Global Crises
Attend this hybrid lunch and learn event where you'll meet Executive in Residence Dr. Elizabeth Losos, an expert on global sustainable infrastructure, for a Q&A. Learn about how global sustainable infrastructure can help solve the three global crises - the climate crises, biodiversity loss, and the debt crisis.
Virtual option: Zoom
Sustainable Infrastructure to Solve the Climate, Biodiversity, and Debt Crises
LUNCH AND LEARN: Sustainable infrastructure to solve the climate, biodiversity, and debt crises
April 12, 2-3:30 in-person and virtually