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Fall Dialogue Series: Allies for the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks

Gary Dirks

  • Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • August 31, 2017

Nancy B. Grimm

Ellen B. Stechel

Steve Desch

A monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond,

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Allies for the Anthropocene: Arctic Ice Management

PlanetWorks
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Refreshments from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Dialogue from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Steven Desch

  • Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University

The Fall Dialogue Series is a monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond.

Steve Desch is a professor of astrophysics in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. His research focuses on developing models of star and planet formation,...

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Restoring Carbon Balance: Eliminate Carbon or Build a Carbon Economy?

PlanetWorks
Thursday, October 26, 2017
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. refreshments
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. dialogue

Ellen B. Stechel

  • Deputy Director, ASU LightWorks®
  • Professor of Practice, School of Molecular Sciences

The Fall Dialogue Series is a monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond.

Ellen Stechel is Deputy Director, ASU LightWorks®, Professor of Practice in the School of Molecular Sciences, Senior Sustainability Scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, and Fellow...

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Cities in the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Refreshments from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Dialogue from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Nancy B. Grimm

  • Professor, School of Life Sciences

The Fall Dialogue Series is a monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond.

Nancy B. Grimm is a Professor of Ecology in the School of Life Sciences and a Senior Sustainability Scientist at Arizona State University. She studies the interaction of climate variation...

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Climate Geoengineering: GeoE Live

PlanetWorks
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00 a.m. -Facebook Live Webcast Begins
11:45 a.m. - ASU Panel (broadcast on Facebook Live)
12:00 p.m. - Event Ends

Dr. Ariel Anbar

  • Director, ASU PlanetWorks, Arizona State University

Dr. Gary Dirks

  • Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Dr. Elisa Graffy

  • Co-director of Energy & Society Group, Arizona State University

Dr. Klaus Lackner

  • Director, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, Arizona State University

ASU PlanetWorks is proud to present "Climate Geoengineering: #GeoElive," a half-day virtual workshop on climate change solutions organized in partnership with Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment (American University) and the Institute on Science for Global Policy’s "The Forum."

#GeoElive will be streamed exclusively on social media (Twitter, Facebook Live, YouTube...

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Fall Dialogue Series: Navigating the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks Environmental Humanities
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Refreshments from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Dialogue from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Gary Dirks

  • Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

The Fall Dialogue Series is a monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond.

Dr. Gary Dirks is director of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, and director of LightWorks®, an Arizona State University initiative that capitalizes on ASU's strengths in solar...

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Managing Earth as a Planet

PlanetWorks
Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:30 p.m. reception
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. panel discussion

How Astrobiology and Exploration Inform a Perspective of Planetary Stewardship

The Origins Project at Arizona State University and ASU PlanetWorks are proud to present a public discussion of how space exploration, planetary science and astrobiology - the search for life in the universe - inform our perspective of Earth as a planet, and how to manage...

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What Comes Next After the Paris Agreement?

PlanetWorks
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Daniel Bodansky

  • Foundation Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

For the second session of the Allies of the Anthropocene Dialogue Series, Daniel Bodansky will be guiding us through a discussion around the timely news and implications forthcoming from the ratification of the Paris Agreement.

The Paris Agreement has been hailed as an historic achievement. It was signed by 175 parties...

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Allies for the Anthropocene: Rethinking Risk in the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks
Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Andrew Maynard

  • Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
  • Director, ASU Risk Innovation Lab

For this first session of the Allies of the Anthropocene Dialogue Series, Andrew Maynard will be guiding us through a discussion about the fact that we as humans are more tightly coupled to our environment than at any previous point in human history. Emerging technological capabilities, a growing global...

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Planetary Intelligence: Societal Responses to the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks Sustainability Series
Thursday, April 7, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Sir Crispin Tickell

  • Member, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
  • Former British Diplomat
  • Fellow of the Oxford Martin School, Oxford University
  • Member of Oxford Martin School Advisory Council

The Anthropocene is the label for the brief geological period in which the human species has transformed – and is transforming – the surface of the Earth, land, sea, and sky. How we cope with the accumulating effects of our actions is a major issue for society and requires,...

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