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Howard Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
Energy and Environment Forum



The Baker Center Energy and Environment Forum is an opportunity for academics to share their research findings to a broad set of academics, researchers, and students from outside their own discpline but who have a common interest in environmental and energy issues. We invite four to six speakers each semester from fields such as ecology, economics, urban planning, atmospheric chemistry and sociology to present on occasional Thursdays at 3:30pm in the Baker Center's Toyota Auditorium.

Click on "Topic" of past speakers' for a link to video of their talk.

Spring 2014


Date Speaker
Topic
  January 2014
30 Elena Bennett, Assisstant Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Department of Natural Resource Sciences and McGill School of Environment Studying and managing multiple ecosystem services in an agricultural landscape
  February 2013
POSTPONED Robert McDonald, Senior Scientist, The Nature Conservancy, Urban Sustainability
Water on an urban planet: urbanization, drinking water, and source watershed conservation

  March 2013
13 Christina Prell, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Department of Sociology and Maryland Population Research Center
The role of networks in understanding energy, pollution, and the economy.
  April 2013
3 Robert McDonald, Senior Scientist, The Nature Conservancy, Urban Sustainability
Water on an urban planet: urbanization, drinking water, and source watershed conservation

10 Sheila Olmstead, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin and Nonresident Fellow, Resources for the Future
Shale Gas Development Impacts on Surface Water Quality in Pennsylvania

Fall 2013 speakers

Spring 2013 speakers

Fall 2012 speakers

Spring 2012 Speakers

Fall 2011 Speakers