Events Archive 2011

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Nov. 28, 2011
Community Colloquium, Alessandro Faldi, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company;“The Global Energy Challenge and the Role of Technology." (more)


Nov. 21, 2011
Community Colloquium, Hugo Salgado, Professor of Economics, Universidad de Concepción; "Individual Transerfable Quotas in Chilean Fisheries: A tale of economic success and social disconformity." (more)


Nov. 16, 2011
Community Colloquium, John Foran, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, UC Santa Barbara; "Climate Justice Movements: Some Working Hypotheses." (more)


Nov. 14, 2011
Research Semina, Dr. Junjie Zhang, Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics, UC San Diego; "Agglomeration Externalities, Carbon Market and Wind Power Investment in China." (more)


Nov. 14, 2011
Community Colloquium, Thomas Jacobson, Professor, Dept. of Environmental Studies & Planning, California State University, Sonoma; "Sustainability and Property Rights: Who's going to pay for this mess?" (more)


Nov. 10, 2011, 4:30
Community Colloquium, Suprabha Seshan, Ecologist, Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary, Kerala, India; "Rainforest Etiquette in a World Gone Mad." (more)


Nov. 9, 2011
Panel Discussion, Environmental Justice,
Mark Heintz (Deckers Outdoor), Elissa Loughman (Patagonia), Gordon Seabury (Horny Toad, Nau), Jack Ucciferri (Harrington Investments), "A Place for Environmntal Justice in the Business World." (more)


Nov. 7, 2011
Research Colloquium,
Vicki Grassian, Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa; "An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Environmental Fate, Transport, Toxicity and Occupational Health Hazards of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles." (more)


Oct. 26, 2011
Community Colloquium,
David Raney, Raney and Associates; "Transportation of People and Goods – Lessons From Our Past and Discussion of Meaningful Pathways Toward Future Mobility." (more)


Oct. 24, 2011
Community Colloquium,
Charles Curtin, Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, Antioch University; "Cross-scale experiments with adaptive capacity in near-shore ecosystems of the Gulf of Maine." (more)


Oct. 19, 2011
Community Colloquium,
Lynn Scarlett, Former Deputy Secretary, US Dept. of the Interior; Co-Director, Center for the Management of Ecological Wealth; "Conservation in a Time of Scarcity." (more)


Oct. 18, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Ned Bair, "Fracture mechanical and statistical properties of nonpersistent snow avalanches." (more)


Oct. 17, 2011
Community Colloquium, Patricia Balvanera, "Interdisciplinary studies on ecosystem services: linking science to decision makers." (more)


Oct. 5, 2011
Community Colloquium, Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change: Dennis Ojima, Colorado State University, Fort Collins; "Toll on the Commons: What have we taken and what will be the future costs?" (more)

Oct. 3, 2011
Community Colloquium, Elliott Campbell, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced; "Bioenergy Sustainability: Want to Get Involved?" (more)

Sep. 27, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Matthew Kay, "Community-based fisheries research at the Santa Barbara Channel Islands"


Sept. 14, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Jason Kreitler, "Ecosystem Services and Cost-effective Conservation Planning" (more)


August 1, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Theresa Nogeire, "Wildlife Habitat Use in Agriculture-Dominated Landscapes"

July 26, 2011
Smart-Energy Public Forum
, Hosted by Southern California Edison, the Bren School, Environmental Defense Fund, and the Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce. (more)


June 14, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Laura Grant; "Three Essays on Information and the Private Provision of Public Goods" (more)


June 10, 2011

2011 Bren Commencement Exercises

Keynote speaker: Hunter Lovins (more)

Friday, May 27, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Priya Verma; "Linking Policy Process to Environmental Impact in the United States Environmental Protection Agency's National Estuary Program: A Comparative Case Study Analysis of the Science-Policy Interface." (more)

May 27, 2011
Research Colloquium, Frank von der Kammer, Department for Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna; "Nanoparticle Behavior in Environmental and Test Media: conclusions from static and dynamic stability testing." (more)

May 25, 2011
Group Project Panel Discussion; "Exploring the Collaboration Between the Bren School and the School of Environment in Nanjing, China." (more)

May 24, 2011
Community Colloquium Oran Young, Bren School; "Sugaring Off: Enduring Insights from a Career of Theorising about Environmental Governance." (more)

May 17, 2011
Research Colloquium, Jeremy Littel, University of Washington Climate Impacts Group; "Adaptation to Climate Change in Managed Landscapes: uncertainty, climate-impacts science, and decision making." (more)

May 16, 2011
Research Colloquium, David M. Konisky, Georgetown University; "Environmental (In)Justice and Regulatory Compliance Bias." (more)

May 9, 2011
Eco-Entrepreneurship Community Colloquium, Jordan Ramer, CEO, EV Connect; "Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: a Key Challenge to Electric Vehicle Adoption." (more)

May 3, 2011
PhD Dissertation Defense, Jono Wilson; "Marine Reserves and the Management of Nearshore Fisheries." (more)

May 2, 2011
Eco-Entrepreneurship Community Colloquium, Marc Stuart, Allotrope Partners; "Emissions Trading and Carbon Finance: Past, Present and Future." (more)

April 19, 2011
Community Colloquium, Richard J. Ladle, Dept. of Biological Science and Health, Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil; "Scientists and the Media: The struggle for Legitimacy in Climate Change and Conservation Science." (more)

April 15, 2011
Master of Environmental Science & Management Class of 2011 Group Project Final Presentations

April 12, 2011
Community Colloquium, Steve Blank, California Coastal Commissioner and lecturer at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and Columbia University; "Why Accountants Don't Run Start-ups: Getting Eco-Entrepreneurship Righ" (more)

March 29, 2011
Community Colloquium, Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change: Denny Ellerman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, European University Institute; "European CO2 Trading: Dead End or Path to the Future?" (more)

Jan. 28, 2011

Film Screening and Panel Discussion, "The Spills: Mixing Oil and Water." (more)

Jan. 27, 2011

Community Colloquium, Dariush Rafinejad, Stanford University; "Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Product Innovation." (more)

Jan. 20, 2011

Community Colloquium,: David Tilman, University of Minnesota; "Food, Energy and the Environment: Can We Feed the World and Save the Earth?" (more)

Jan. 3. 2011

Community Colloquium, Jay Golden, Director, Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce; "Emerging Trends in Sustainability: Government, Industry & Higher Education." (more)


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