Spring 2017 EarthTalks Series: The Agriculture-Environment-Energy Nexus: Satiating and Stewarding the Planet


EarthTalk Seminars by date

Date Speaker Presentation
Jan 23 Tom Murphy
Co-Director of Penn State's Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research
Penn State University
"U.S. Shale Production - Implications for Energy and Agriculture"
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Jan 30 Tess Russo
Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
"Groundwater for agriculture: global challenges, production capacity, and long-term sustainability"
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Feb 13 Seth Blumsack
Associate Professor of Energy Economics, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering Penn State University
"Easy and Not-so-Easy Pieces for Powering the Plant"
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Feb 20 Klaus Keller
Professor of Geosciences, Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
"Climate Risk Management in the Anthropocene"
Feb 27 Michael Mann
Penn State Distinguished Professor of Meteorology, Department of Meteorology
Penn State University
"Dire Climate Predictions"
Mar 13 Michael Bradshaw
Professor of Global Energy
University of Warwick
"United Kingdom’s Shale Trilemma"
Mar 20 TBD

Mar 27 Andy Lau
Associate Professor of Engineering
Penn State University
"Sustainable Energy: Living Well as a Member of the More-Than-Human Community of Earth"
Apr 3 Barry Worthington
Sustaining Global Energy Development, Executive Director at the U.S. Energy Association
"Sustaining Global Energy Development"
April 10 Brian Richter
President at Sustainable Waters and Global Water Director at The Nature Conservancy
"Global Water Scarcity"
April 17 TBD


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