Fall 2015 Sustainability Talks

Where available, links to video recordings are listed below each talk.

November 30
Community Solar: Harnessing the Power of the People
Sharon Klein, Assistant Professor, School of Economics
Link to video

November 23
When water quality is the easy problem: An untold story of sustainability and human well-being
Bridie McGreavy, Assistant Professor, Communication & Journalism
Link to video

November 16
Fish, Dams and Resilience: Dam(ned) tradeoffs between nature and technology
Karen Wilson, University of Southern Maine
Link to video

November 9
Adaptive Management: So You Say It’s a Key to Resilience?
Josh Stoll, Doctoral Candidate, School of Marine Sciences
Video not available

November 2
Talking Trash: The Sustainability Challenge Hiding in Plain Sight
Materials Management Team
Video not available

October 26
Where service learning meets sustainability: Connecting classrooms with communities for stewardship and civic engagement
UMaine Environmental Stewardship Service-Learning Group (Claire Sullivan, Dan Dixon, Cindy Isenhour, Sandra DeUrioste-Stone, Bridie McGreavy, Sharon Klein)
Link to video

October 19
Climate Change and Agriculture: Views from the Farm
Meredith T. Niles, University of Vermont
Link to video

October 15
2015 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability
When Science Meets Politics: Symphony or Slugfest?
Roger Pielke Jr., University of Colorado
Link to video

October 5
Restoring the Rio Grande and Colorado Rivers: the visionary and the practical
Jack Schmidt, Utah State
Link to video

September 28
Adapting before it gets here: Forest Pests, Basketmaking, and Sustainability Science
Darren Ranco, Director, Native American Research, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology & Senator George J. Mitchell Center
Link to video

September 21
Got fish? Reflections on scientists’ roles in sustaining small-scale marine fisheries
Heather Leslie, Director, Darling Marine Center
Link to video

September 14
Competing Visions of Sustainability: Scarcity or Abundance?
Bill Sheehan, Executive Director, UPSTREAM Policy Institute
Link to video