Past Events


Barbara Cosens
Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty, University of Idaho College of Law
Indigenous Capacity and Self-Determination in the Review of the Columbia River Treaty: The role of law, resilience, and reconciliation


Frances Westley
JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo
Social transformation through social innovation: How social innovators work to change the system that created the problem in the first place

Jodi Hilty
President and Chief Scientist, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y)
Making the Case for Large Landscape Conservation

Eric Higgs
Professor, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, BC
Changing Nature: Human Ambition, Rapid change, and the search for appropriate intervention

Andrew Revkin
Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University
Charting a 'Good' Path in a Turbulent Age

Katia Opalka
Adjunct Professor, McGill School of Environment
What a fool believes (in 2012): Journalists, Scientists and End of the World-ists

Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Inuit Activist, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
The Right to be Cold

Nalini Nadkarni
Professor at Evergreen State College
Looking Upward and Outward: Rainforest Canopy Research

Linda Lear
Biographer and Historian
Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Naomi Oreskes
Provost at University of California, San Diego’s Sixth College
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

Gwynne Dyer
Canadian journalist and author
Climate Wars

Rev. Canon Sally Bingham
President and Founder, The Regeneration Project
Shared Purpose: A Religious Response to the Climate Crisis

Dr. Wes Jackson
Founder and President, The Land Institute
The Oldest Environmental Problem Must and Can Be Solved

Alanna Mitchell
Author of Sea Sick: The Hidden Crisis in the Global Ocean

David Orr
Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics, Oberlin College
Green Campus: Green Minds: Improving the still "unlovely" human mind.

John Robinson
Associate Provost, Sustainability at University of British Columbia
McGill Net Positive: a living place for sustainability presents its opening speaker

David Owen
Staff Writer for The New Yorker, former contributing editor at The Atlantic Monthly, senior writer at Harper's
The Conundrum

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