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Workshop on Energy and Environmental Research

UH Manoa is particularly strong in energy, environment and resource policy, which often requires interdisciplinary research. This workshop facilitates interaction among faculty and graduate students in UHEROEconomics, Engineering, NREM, DURP, SOEST and more. We also hope to draw participation from visitors and professional economists and policy analysts around the State. Work in progress is strongly encouraged!

WHEN:                                                            WHERE:

Mondays                                                                      iLab (Building 37)
Lunch: 12:00 - 12:15 pm
Workshop: 12:15 - 1:20 pm

FREE LUNCH:

Free lunch will be provided for those who RSVP one week prior to the seminar. Please remember to RSVP every week if you would like lunch. Please note food restrictions in comments/questions.

Our thanks to Institute of Sustainability & Resilience for supporting the workshop's lunches, and to UHERO, CTAHR, Sea Grant, and the Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center for their co-sponsorship.

JOIN REMOTELY:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
     https://uhtasi.zoom.us/j/692906957
Telephone:
     Dial: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
     +1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
     Meeting ID: 692 906 957

CLASS CREDIT:

Graduate students can obtain ECON 696 credit from Professor Tarui.

View Spring 2018 Schedule
View 2017 Schedule

 

Fall 2018 Schedule:

 

Date
Speaker
Title
Slides
20-Aug
No Seminar
27-Aug
Clay Trauernicht,
NREM
"Wildland fire and the shape of Pacific Island landscapes"
 -- 
3-Sept
Labor Day
10-Sept
Chip Fletcher,
SOEST
"The Dire Effects of 1oC Warming, and the Ominous Nature of a 3oC World"
--
17-Sept
Victoria Keener,
East West Center
"The 4th US National Climate Assessment: Behind the development of the Hawaii and Pacific Islands Regional Chapter"
--
24-Sept
Akira Hibiki,
Tohoku University
"Impacts of Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution on Child Health in Bangladesh"
--
1-Oct
Brad Romine,
Sea Grant
"Recent Progress and Next Steps in Preparing Hawaii for Climate Change and Sea Level Rise"
 -- 
8-Oct
Noelani Puniwai,
Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
"Seascapes - Knowing our ocean through times of change"
 -- 
15-Oct
Barry Usagawa, Board of Water Supply
"Impacts of Climate Change on Honolulu Water Supplies and Planning Strategies for Mitigation"
 -- 
22-Oct Hunter Heaivilin,
NREM
"Assessment of Climate Change Impact to Hawaii Crops" --
29-Oct Maxine Burkett,
UH Law
"Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict: Engaging Law and Positive Peace" --
5-Nov Susan Crow,
NREM
"Opportunity for Land-based Climate Action and Rebuilding Resilient, Productive Landscapes in Hawaii" --
12-Nov
Veteran's Day
19-Nov Lisa C. Kelley,
Geography & Environment
"Access to adaptation or vulnerability-in-production? Drought, coffee leaf rust and land use change along a smallholder coffee frontier in northern Nicaragua." --
26-Nov Patricia Laporte,
NREM
"Analysis of international conservation community attitudes regarding oil palm's sustainability" --
3-Dec Daniele Spirandelli,
DURP
"Assessing the Vulnerability of OÊ»ahu’s Wastewater Infrastructure" --