Fall 2020 ZESPP Schedule
(visit the ZESPP Canvas site for more information including Zoom links)
ZESPP is scheduled this fall for Thursdays at 5:00pm
> November 19th at 5:00pm | Drs. Alicia G. Harley and William C. Clark “Rebuilding after the pandemic: A sustainable development perspective” Harley is a Lecturer in Environmental Science and Public Policy and a Fellow in Harvard’s Sustainability Science Program; Clark is Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development at Harvard’s Kennedy School
Previous Fall Sessions:
>Thursday, September 3rd at 5:00pm | ESPP Welcome Back
>Thursday, September 10th at 5:00pm | Professor Paul Moorcroft “Can tropical forests mitigate climate change?”
>Thursday, September 17th at 5:00pm | ESPP Alumni Panel; Careers in Medicine
Caroline DeFillipo (Links to an external site.) MD, MPH (ESPP ’01)
Associate Medical Director and Primary Care Physician and Internist at CareMount Medical, NY
Supinda Bunyavanich (Links to an external site.) MD, MPH (ESPP ’99)
Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics & Genomic Sciences
Allergist/Immunologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY
Mary Berlik RiceLinks to an external site. MD, MPH (ESPP ’99)
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Pulmonologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
>September 24th at 5:00pm | James Hoyte "The Quest for Environmental Justice"
>October 1st | No Session
> October 8 at 5:00pm | ESPP Alumni Panel: Careers in Law
Julia Forgie ’07 Deputy Attorney General at California Department of Justice Los Angeles, California
Zachary Liscow ’05 Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School
James Maltese ’04 Senior Attorney, Office of the General Counsel at U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Sheridan Pauker ‘96 Partner, Keyes & Fox LLP
> October 15th at 5:00pm | Senior Thesis Proposal Presentations
> October 22nd | No Session
> October 29th 5:00pm | "Depolarizing Climate Change: A Conversation with Robert Socolow" Moderated by Professor Dustin Tingley Please read this article Witnessing for the Middle to Depolarize the Climate Change Conversation ahead of time. Many of the articles in the whole new volume of Daedalus will be of interest. Please register here.
> November 5th at 5:00pm | No Session
> November 12th at 5:00pm | Informal Post Election Discussion; drop-in hour for informal discussion (no formal presentation scheduled)
SPRING 2020 ZESPP Sessions
Each session was be led by one faculty member beginning with a 10-minute reflection on a particular topic, after which we opened it up to questions and dialogue from student (and faculty) participants. Conferences last an hour at most and the hope is for these to be fun and to help sustain our sense of community.
Thursday, March 26 from 5-6pm, eastern time - Professor Dan Schrag on “Public reaction to COVID-19: are there any lessons for climate change?”
Thursday, April 2 from 5-6pm, eastern time - Professor Robert Stavins on “What – if anything – can an economic perspective offer for better climate change policy?”
Thursday, April 9 from 4-5pm, eastern time - Professor David Keith on "Cleantech, carbon removal, and solar geoengineering: what role for technology in managing climate change?"
Thursday, April 16 from 4-5pm, eastern time - Professor Forest Reinhardt on "Agriculture and Environment: The Case of Impossible Foods" PLEASE REFER TO LORRAINE'S EMAIL FOR THIS SESSION; Recommended Reading and questions to think about prior to joining.
Thursday, April 23 from 5-6pm, eastern time - Professor John Holdren on "Climate Change in the Arctic—Why Everybody Should Care"