Events

E²SHI Symposium: Addressing Food, Energy and Water Challenges through Research for Development Image

E²SHI Symposium: Addressing Food, Energy and Water Challenges through Research for Development

04/03/17

E²SHI’s Annual Symposium on April 3 at 3:30 pm will feature Claudia Ringler, Deputy Division Director of the Environment and Production Technology Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Ringler on research and development for addressing food, energy, and water challenges.

Forum: The Environmental Risks and Oversight of Enhanced Oil Recovery in the U.S. Image

Forum: The Environmental Risks and Oversight of Enhanced Oil Recovery in the U.S.

04/28/17

The SAIS Energy, Resources and Environment program invites you to student presentations and expert panel discussion on the technology, environmental impacts and regulations associated with oil recovery techniques used for oil production. To be held Fri, April 28 at 12 pm in Washington, DC. RSVP to attend.

Forum: The Risks of Climate and Natural Disaster Related Disruption to the Electrical Grid Image

Forum: The Risks of Climate and Natural Disaster Related Disruption to the Electrical Grid

04/27/17

The SAIS Energy, Resources and Environment program presents a discussion on understanding the risks of the nation's electrical grids in the face of natural disasters. To be held Thurs, April 27 at 5 pm in Washington, DC. RSVP to attend.

Lecture: U.S. Highway Infrastructure Funding in a Changing Energy Landscape Image

Lecture: U.S. Highway Infrastructure Funding in a Changing Energy Landscape

04/27/17

Join the SAIS Energy, Resources and Environment program and Toyota Motor North America on Thurs, April 27 at 12:30 pm in Washington, DC for students presentations on their findings on highway infrastructure funding. RSVP to attend.

Seminar: Global-through-Local Environmental Modeling Image

Seminar: Global-through-Local Environmental Modeling

04/26/17

Join the JHU Department of Environmental Health and Engineering for a seminar on Wed, April 26 at 10 am on the Homewood campus. Dr. Yang Zhang from North Carolina State University will discuss modeling projects that integrate research in air pollution, climate change, water-carbon cycle, and human health.

Forum: Climate Policy without the US Government Image

Forum: Climate Policy without the US Government

04/25/17

Hosted by the SAIS Energy, Resources and Environment, this Global Leaders Forum will discuss how progress on climate can proceed at the city, state and international levels without support from the US government. To be held Tues, April 25 at 5 pm at the JHU Washington, DC Center. RSVP to attend.

Forum: Shifting Gears - Technologies, Behaviors, and the Future of Transportation Image

Forum: Shifting Gears - Technologies, Behaviors, and the Future of Transportation

04/24/17

The SAIS Energy, Resources and Environment program hosts a forum in partnership with BP on Mon, April 24 at 5 pm in Washington, DC to discuss technologies, behaviors and the future of transportation. The agenda includes student presentations on the topic, followed by an expert panel discussion. RSVP to attend.

Lecture: Climate Change for Bioethicists - Some Challenges Image

Lecture: Climate Change for Bioethicists - Some Challenges

04/24/17

In this lecture hosted by the Berman Institute of Bioethics, Dale Jamieson from New York University will discuss how climate change not only challenges our scientific understanding, but also our ethical systems. To be held Mon, April 24 at 12 pm at the JHU East Baltimore campus.

Earth Optimism Summit Image

Earth Optimism Summit

04/21/17 - 04/23/17

The Smithsonian Institute is hosting an Earth Optimism Summit on April 21-23 in Washington, DC to celebrate a change in focus from problem to solution in the area of global conservation with an unprecedented gathering of thought leaders, scientists, environmentalists, artists, civic leaders and international media. This is a non-Hopkins event

Conference: Securing a Sustainable Future - Women as Leaders in a Changing Climate Image

Conference: Securing a Sustainable Future - Women as Leaders in a Changing Climate

04/21/17

The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Global Women in Leadership presents an all-day conference on Fri, April 21 in Washington, DC to examine the impact of environmental change on women worldwide, and how societies can leverage women's leadership to develop sustainable, adaptive solutions to climate-based challenges. RSVP to attend.

Forum: Food, Farmers and Climate Image

Forum: Food, Farmers and Climate

04/19/17

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Agriculture Seminar Series invites you to hear Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig from NASA about the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project, an international collaborative effort to improve agricultural simulation and to understand climate impacts on the agricultural sector. To be held April 19 at 12:30 pm at the JHU Washington, DC Center. RSVP is required to attend.

Baltimore Sustainability Town Hall Image

Baltimore Sustainability Town Hall

04/18/17

Join the Baltimore City Office of Sustainability for its 2017 Sustainability Town Hall on Tues, April 18 from 6 to 8 pm at Humanim. You'll hear a review of the Sustainability Plan Update, share feedback, and more. This is a non-Hopkins event.

Panel: Challenges for Science and Environmental Health Policy Under the New Administration Image

Panel: Challenges for Science and Environmental Health Policy Under the New Administration

04/18/17

Join the JHU Department of Health Policy and Management for a panel discussion on Tues, April 18 at 12:15 pm to discuss challenges for science and environmental policy under the current US presidential administration. To be held at the JHU East Baltimore campus.

Building a U.S. National Climate Indicators System Image

Building a U.S. National Climate Indicators System

04/18/17

Join the JHU Department of Environmental Health and Engineering for a presentation with Melissa Kenney from the University of Maryland on developing climate indicators to systematically report or forecast social and biophysical conditions over time.

JHU Forum on Divestment from Fossil Fuels Image

JHU Forum on Divestment from Fossil Fuels

04/17/17

JHU Provost Sunil Kumar invites students, faculty, and staff to a panel discussion on Monday, April 17 at 6 pm about divestment of university endowments from fossil fuel companies. To be held at the Homewood campus. RSVP is recommended.

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All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.
— Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)