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August 19, 2013

Challenges of Communicating Sustainability in Complex Systems for Public Policy

In our first Water/Climate Briefing for the 2013-2014 academic year, DCDC set the stage for a wide-ranging discussion of critical issues in the realms of science and policy for this year’s theme: Communicating Sustainability in Complex Systems for Public Policy.

Our panelists explored:

  • Understanding sustainability and complex systems
  • Communicating sustainability and climate change for public policy
  • Design of governance arrangements to transcend political borders
  • Design and administration of complex organizations
  • The role of global governance organizations in sustainability
  • Incorporating complexity into water resources decision making
  • Innovative tools for communicating complexity for public policy

We aim to provide opportunities for researchers, policy makers, and the interested public to engage in informed dialogue about the challenges and opportunities for decision making about sustainability in complex systems.

Join the conversation!

Panelists

Jonathan Koppell WCB_Sep4_2013

Dean, College of Public Programs

Lattie and Elva Coor Presidential Chair, School of Public Affairs

Arizona State University

Michael Schoon

Assistant Professor, Environmental Policy

School of Sustainability

Arizona State University

Doug Toy

Water Regulatory Affairs Manager

City of Chandler

Dave White

Moderator

Co-Director, Decision Center for a Desert City

Arizona State University

When

Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Thank you for your interest! We are at seating capacity. RSVPs will now be wait listed. Video of the discussion will be posted on September 9 at /outreach/waterclimate-briefings/

Location

Decision Center for a Desert City, 21 East 6th Street, Suite 126B, Tempe [Map]