Presentation : Wednesday, December 1, 7-10pm Stata Center, Reception follows Webcast: web.amps.ms.mit.edu/public/mission2014/
Mission 2014 Q and A Panel
William Moomaw Professor of International Environmental Policy at Tufts University Founding director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy Founding director of the Tufts Climate Initiative Works on climate change, energy policy, nitrogen pollution, forestry financing and management and on theoretical topics such as the Environmental Kuznets Curve Co-founder of the Global Development and Environment Institute Lead author of 4 IPCC reports, including the 2001 report on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Dara Entekhabi MIT Course 1 Professor Specializing in Hydrology and Remote Sensing Director of the Earth System Initiative Director of the Parsons lab for Environmental Science and Engineering NASA-Funded research on Global Soil Moisture Current Research on: Land Water Evaporation Retrieval Surface Water-Groundwater Interaction Hillslope Hydrology
Tim Wise Director of the Research and Policy Program for the Global Development and Environmental Institute Leader of the Globalization and Sustainable Development Program Current Research Focusing on: Sustainable Rural Development Paradox of Agricultural Subsidies Agricultural Trade Liberalization /01136
Mark Chandler Conservation Biologist International Director of EarthWatch Institute Extensive field experience in Central and South America East Africa New England PhD in Biology from McGill University Research in: landscape Development Sustainable agriculture Aquatic ecosystems Field Conservation Science Education for Under-Served Communities
Catherine Badgley Evolutionary Biologist, University of Michigan PhD Yale University Current Research on: Impact of Agriculture on Biodiversity Alternates to the Current Food System Benefits and Feasibility of Organic Farming on the Global Scale Sustainable Agriculture President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology