Environmental Breakfast Club 2017-18 Schedule

Oct. 4, 2017

The annual Environmental Breakfast Club, hosted by University of Arizona Law, brings together faculty and staff from across The University of Arizona campus to discuss works in progress on the environment and natural resources. Presentations will be held on the first Friday of each month (except January) from 9 – 10 a.m. in the Arizona Law Faculty Lounge, Room 237.

The 2017-2018 schedule is as follows:

Sept. 1, 2017
Scott Saleska, Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Topic: Climate Change science under the Trump administration:  What should scientists do?

Oct. 6, 2017
Tracey Osborne, Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development
Topic: Indigenous Peoples and climate change mitigation in tropical forests

Nov. 3, 2017
Kirsten Engel, Professor of Law, Arizona Law
Topic: Environmental policymaking in the Arizona legislature

Dec. 1, 2017
Gary Nabhan, Research Social Scientist; Research Professor; Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development; Adjunct Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment; Professor, Arid Lands Resources Sciences – GIDP, Southwest Studies Center
Topic: Incorporation of native peoples and perspectives in agricultural decision making

Feb. 2, 2018
Valerie Trouet, Associate Professor in Dendrochronology, Laboratory for Tree-Ring Research
Topic: Snow, wind, and fire: understanding drivers of past climate variability

March 2, 2018
Celeste González de Bustamante, Associate Professor, School of Journalism
Topic: Journalism on environmental issues affecting the U.S.-Mexico Border

April 6, 2018
Kimberly Ogden, Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Professor, Agricultural-Biosystems Engineering; Director, AZ Institute of Advanced Energy Solutions; School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Topic: Solar and Renewable Energy