From: Administrative E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Wed Aug 13 2008 - 01:30:19 MDT
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 01:30:19 -0600 (MDT) From: Administrative E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: 'Meeting the Global Energy and Climate Challenge:' A CU Symposium
TO: Boulder Campus Faculty, Staff, Deans, Directors, Dept. Chairs,
FROM: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate
SENDER: Stein Sture, Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate
DATE: August 13, 2008
SUBJECT: 'Meeting the Global Energy and Climate Challenge:' A CU Symposium
on August 22-23, 2008
As our students return to the campus and we all prepare for the fall
semester, I would like to alert you to an exciting symposium that will focus
on the most crucial issues of the 21st Century. Titled "Meeting the Global
Energy and Climate Challenge," this symposium at CU-Boulder is free and open
to the public. In addition to your own attendance and participation in the
symposium, I encourage you to forward this message to family members,
friends, acquaintances, K-12 students, etc. For a full schedule and
description of the sessions, venues, times and speakers visit
The two-day event, which features university faculty and experts from across
the region and country, includes the following sessions:
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22nd:
"Climate 101: Learning the Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts of
"Making Climate Hot: Effective Communication About Climate Change"
"Social Dimensions of Climate Change"
"The Challenge of Developing Carbon-free Energy: How Fast Can It Grow?"
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23rd:
"Real Change: The Science Behind Global Climate Change Predictions"
"The Ecological Impacts of Climate Change: An on the Ground Look at our
"Town-Gown Leadership on Carbon Neutrality, Universities and Cities Get
"Communicating Energy and Climate Change Challenges: Is Anybody Listening?"
"Assembling the Policy Puzzle: How to Craft a Comprehensive National Energy
and Climate Strategy"
"Climate Change: Prospects for Nature"
In addition to these sessions on energy and climate, there will be three
session on Friday, August 22nd focused on Meeting the 21st Century Social
and Economic Challenges:
"Mental Health in the 21st Century"
"U.S. Immigration and Trade Policy: Weighing National Priorities against
Global Economic Realities"
"Social Security: Today and Tomorrow"
I hope you will join me by attending many of these sessions and by bringing
them to the attention of others who will be interested.
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