ISSP Webinar: Insight from ecological economics and what thermodynamic limits tell us about the economy

Join International Society of Sustainability Professionals community on Thursday August 23, 2012 from 11:00am – 12:00pm PDT as they host Maggie Winslow, PhD for an interactive webinar on her insight from ecological economics and what thermodynamic limits tell us about the economy.  Free to ISSP Members.  $10 for ISSP non-member site visitors.

WHEN: Thursday August 23, 2012 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

WHERE: Online. RSVP necessary

RSVP here

Green Careers Meet-up August

GreenHomeNYC.org‘s Green Careers monthly meet-up is hosted by energy efficiency veteran and GreenHomeNYC board member Andy Padian. Connect with others who are going through a green career transition as well as with people who have already made one, and meet long-time experts in the field. We always end the evening with a couple of drinks at a neighborhood bar to make connections and get to know one another.

WHEN: Tuesday Aug. 07, 2012 06:30 PM – 08:00 PM

WHERE: Steven Winter Associates, 307 Seventh Avenue, 19 fl.

Hosted by: Steven Winter Associates

RSVP required.

Read more on their blog.

Seminar by Robert Zeigler, International Rice Research Institute

On Monday, July 23, Robert Zeigler, Director General and Chief Executive Officer  of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will be at the Lamont campus to present a seminar at 10:30AM in the Comer Building, 1st floor seminar room.

The talk is titled “Rice Research Innovations for Addressing Global Food Security in a Changing Climate.” No RSVP is required.

A brief bio of Robert Zeigler can be viewed on the IRRI website.

Editor’s Night

As a part of Prof. Claudia Dreifus’ “Writing About Global Science for the International Media.” (SUMA K4180) class, an “Editor’s Night” on Monday, July 23 will be held.

Coming to Room 601, Lewisohn Hall at 6:30 P.M:
· Rene Ebersole, articles editor, AUDUBON
· Alexandra King, editor, CONSILIENCE: A JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABILITY
· Christopher Shay, managing editor, WORLD POLICY JOURNAL
· Andrew Freedman, CLIMATE CENTRAL