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Apr
26
CLOSUP Lecture Series
Student panels will discuss the implications of their independent research projects on state and local environmental policy on issues ranging from recycling and food policy to water and energy.
2017 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Sep
28
CLOSUP Lecture Series
CLOSUP welcomes guest speaker Ian Rowlands to discuss policies and politics of renewable electricity in Ontario, Canada. This lecture will examine the ways in which electricity generated by renewable resources (like solar and wind) have been encouraged in the province of Ontario (Canada) during the past 20 years.
2015 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Apr
08
This event has been canceled.
2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Sep
24
The Obama Administration’s EPA created a stir when it recently proposed widely varying state carbon-intensity targets to be achieved by 2020 and permanently by 2030. Dr. Engel will discuss a recent paper that examines the bases for federal allocation, among the various states, of the greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed to meet federal air pollution standards under the Clean Air Act.
2014 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Oct
03
Anthrax scares, nuisance lawsuits and political attacks and are all in a day's work for some climate scientists. In his July 2012 feature story in Popular Science, journalist Tom Clynes investigated the people and organizations behind the harassment—and their influence on scientific research, public opinion and policy.
2012 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

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PUBPOL 312
Environmental Politics & Policy
Fall
2015
U-M Class#: 
28049
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
M / W
Time: 
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: 
1230 WEILL