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Join us in Barnum Hall room 104 at 6:00pm-7:00pm on the following dates for our Spring Sustainability Lecture Series. All dates and speakers are listed below.

Date Speaker Sustainability Topic
February 12 Charlotte Leis

Planner, City of Somerville

Urban Planning
February 19 Gretchen Carey

Recycling & Organics Coordinator, Republic Services

Eliza Hilfer

Eco-Rep Special Projects Coordinator

Waste & Recycling



OSHA and Materials Recovery Facilities

February 26th Sivan Kartha (6-7 PM, Barnum 104)

Senior Scientist, Stockholm Environment Institute

Co-leader, Stockholm Environment Institute’s Gender and Social Equality Programme


Randall Hyman (7:30-8:30 PM, *Barnum 208) Writer/Photographer

Global Social Equity in an Era of Climate Change




Arctic Oracles: photos, videos and writings in the Arctic chronicling science, technology, culture and geopolitics through the lens of climate change.

March 4th Michele Wyman

Executive Director, National Council for Science and the Environment

Renewable Energy policy and practice
March 11th Rich Schrader

New York Political Director, NY Regional, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program, NRDC

Environmental Policy
March 25th Jason Davis

Director and Musician,Climate Stories Project

Audio and visual story telling about climate change impacts
April 1st Gib Metcalf

John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service, Professor of Economics, Director of M.S. Program, Tufts University

Energy and environmental policy, tax policy, applied microeconomics
April 8th Colin Orians

Professor, Tufts Biology Department

Director, Tufts Environmental Studies Program

Global Change Biology
April 15th Rachel Gutter

President, International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)

Advancing Health and Well Being in the Built Environment
April 22nd Scott Horsley

Principal, Horsley-Witten Group

Lecturer, Tufts Dept of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Water, Green Infrastructure, and Low Impact Design