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Wellstead on Climate Change and Policy in Canada

Review of Policy ResearchAssistant Professor Adam Wellstead (SS) has coauthored a paper, “Dispersed Capacity and Weak Coordination: The Challenge of Climate Change Adaptation in Canada’s Forest Policy Sector” in Review of Policy Research, Volume 30, Issue 1, pages 66–90, Jan. 2013.

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Adam Wellstead (SS) cowrote the paper “Policy Capacity for Climate Change in Canada’s Transportation Sector” in Review of Policy Research. 2013 30:1. 19–41.

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Gagnon Publication

Environmental and Energy Policy PhD student Valoree Gagnon has recently co-authored an article published in the current issue of Science Scope. Her article, titled “Connecting Earth Systems: Developing Holistic Understanding Through the Earth-System-Science Model,” discusses strategies for teachers to incorporate the Earth System Science model into the classroom. A copy of this article will be available for a short time in the Social Sciences department office. You can also access the article using the following citation information: Gagnon, Valoree and Heather Bradway, “Connecting Earth Systems: Developing Holistic Understanding Through the Earth-System-Science Model,” Science Scope (December 2012), Vol. 36, No. 4.

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Video report: Public Forum on Michigan Proposal 3 examines wind, solar, biomass

A small audience of concerned citizens heard from a panel of three Michigan Tech faculty experts on renewable energy during the Oct. 25, 2012, public forum on Michigan Ballot Proposal 3. Barry Solomon, professor of geography and Environmental Policy director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy, was the moderator of the event.

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Industrial heritage congress kicks off in Taipei

The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage Congress kicked off Nov. 4 in Taipei City. During the event’s eight-day run, more than 80 papers will be presented by noteworthy international scholars, including TICCIH President Patrick Martin, Japan Industrial Archaeology Society President Takashi Itoh and Neil Cossons, pro-provost and chairman of the U.K.-based Council of the Royal College of Art.

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Fine Food, Just Food: The Bay Area Food Revolution and What it Means for the Rest of Us

Is food democracy possible in the era of Big Food? Sally K. Fairfax says yes, and she will explain how in her talk “Fine Food, Just Food: California and Possibilities,” set for 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the East Reading Room of the Van Pelt and Opie Library. Fairfax, the lead author of “California Cuisine and Just Food” (MIT Press, 2012), is the Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. She will be joined by coauthorLouise Nelson Dyble, an assistant professor of history at Michigan Tech.

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