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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: TBD

CLASS CREDIT:

Graduate students can obtain ECON 696 credit from Professor Tarui.

View 2018 Schedule
View 2017 Schedule

 

Spring 2019 Schedule:

 

Date
Speaker
Title
Slides
7-Jan
No Seminar
14-Jan
"Ha o ke kai: Hawai‘i's Response to Climate Change, Conference @ East West Center"
 
 For more information, visit: http://climate.hawaii.gov/conference/
 -- 
21-Jan
Martin Luther King Day
28-Jan
Zena Grecni,
East West Center
"Fourth National Climate Assessment: Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands"
--
4-Feb
Michael Bruno,
Vice Chancellor for Research
"Living on the Urban Ocean: Planning for the Expected and the Unexpected"
--
11-Feb
Matthew Gonser,
Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency
"Assessing and Addressing Honolulu's Resilience in the 21st Century"
--
18-Feb
President's Day
25-Feb
Jeremy Rifkin,
TIR Consulting Group, LLC
"The Sharing Economy: Dawn of the 3rd Global Industrial Revolution"
 -- 
4-Mar

Rosie Alegado,

Oceanography/Sea Grant

 "Na Kilo Honua o He‘eia: Patterns and drivers of microbial community dynamics in a Hawaiian fishpond as markers of resilience"
 -- 
11-Mar
Kirsten Oleson &
Emelia von Saltza,
NREM
 
"Natural capital accounting: From national efforts to Hawaiian water accounts"
--
18-Mar Spring Break
25-Mar Naoki Masuhara,
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
"Relationships between geothermal power developments and conflicts in Japan after the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake of 2011" --
1-Apr
Makena Coffman
ISR/DURP
 "Climate Change and Financial Risk to Public Entities"
--
8-Apr

Danya Hakeem, 

Elemental Excelerator

"Innovating to 100"

--
15-Apr Kitty Courtney,
Tetra Tech
"Addressing Sea Level Rise in Community Planning in Hawai'i: Guidance and Case Studies" --
22-Apr John Lynham,
Economics
"Beggar-Thy-Neighbor's Beach: Hedonic Valuation of Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise" --
29-Apr Sarah Wiebe,
Political Science
“Sustainability Stories and Alternative Futures Creation: Reframing Our Environmental Crisis through Education, Vignettes and Mixed Media Storytelling” --