Join Dorsey Davidge, Global Talent Acquisition Manager, and Nora Dalipi, Internship Program Lead, to learn about open positions and internship opportunities at the World Resources Institute (WRI).
WRI is a global research organization whose work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forest, water, and cities and transport. Find out more about WRI on their site and RSVP for the webinar on eRecruiter.
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The week of the 2016 U.S. election, nations of the world gathered in Marrakech, Morocco to plan their next move to address the climate crisis. University of Michigan student delegates were there, observing the negotiations, and witnessed the international community’s reaction. Join us to hear their perspectives and reflections on how the world is moving forward, with or without the United States. Stay for a panel of experts and policymakers on what’s next for climate policy, globally and... Read more...
The 2017 Michigan Law Environmental Law & Policy Program Conference: Environmental Criminal Enforcement is free and open to the public.
Thursday, March 30
4:15 PM: Keynote Address
30 Years of Environmental Criminal Prosecution at the U.S. Department of Justice - a Panel Discussion with the Chiefs of the Environmental Crimes Section 1987-2017
Friday, March 31
9:00 AM: Panel I
When the Levee Breaks - Criminal Liability in Environmental Disasters
10:45 AM: Panel II
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On Thursday March 30, the Epsilon Eta professional fraternity and U-M Sustainable Food Program will be hosting a panel discussion about urban farming in Detroit. Panelists will discuss the possibilities and problems of urban farming, with three main focuses:
The narratives attached to urban agriculture, both imposed from the outside and emerging from within communities engaged in farming
The infrastructural challenges faced by farms, and the ways in which the city of Detroit and non profits... Read more...
SNRE is co-sponsoring a lecture with PitE titled Science, Society, and Metaphors for the Anthropocene, about how metaphors interweave science and society as well as their implications for environmental sustainability. This presentation, featuring Professor Brendon Larson, will examine how metaphors interweave science and society as well as their implications for environmental sustainability. "I will focus on how we may assess novel metaphors proposed in the environmental sciences, especially... Read more...