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Title: Drivers of environmental change: focus on energy transitions
Author: Smil, Vaclav
Subject Keywords energy, natural sciences, environment, food, energy, sustainability
Issue Date: 2011-05-19
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2011-08-12
Abstract: Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by St. John's College. Vaclav Smil is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. He completed his graduate studies at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Carolinum University in Prague and at the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences of the Pennsylvania State University. His interdisciplinary research interests encompass a broad area of energy, environmental, food, population, economic, historical and public policy studies, and he had also applied these approaches to energy, food and environmental affairs of China. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Science Academy) and the first non-American to receive the American Association for the Advancement of Science Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology. He has been an invited speaker in more than 250 conferences and workshops in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and Africa, has lectured at many universities in North America, Europe and East Asia and has worked as a consultant for many US, EU and international institutions.
Affiliation: St. Johns College
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/36661
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Faculty

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