ESS-Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Nicholas, "Academia in the Climate Crisis: Time to Walk the Talk"

Thu October 28th 2021, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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ESS-Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Nicholas, "Academia in the Climate Crisis: Time to Walk the Talk"

Please join us for this Virtual Spring Seminar Series with our Speaker: Kimberly Nicholas, Ph.D.

Title: Academia in the Climate Crisis: Time to Walk the Talk 

Abstract: How can academics effectively use our time in research, teaching, outreach, and as citizens to work towards climate stability? What responsibility do we have to lead by example? In this talk I will present research and share success stories from growing movements demanding that academia do its part in the transformations necessary for a sustainable future.

Bio: Prof. Kimberly Nicholas is a sustainability scientist at Lund University. She is the author of UNDER THE SKY WE MAKE: How to be Human in a Warming World, and the monthly climate newsletter We Can Fix It.  She has published over 50 articles on climate and sustainability in leading peer-reviewed journals, and her research has been featured in outlets including The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe AtlanticUSA TodayBuzzfeed and more.

LATEST ESSAY: “My Father Was Sick, But It’s My Home That’s Dying.” Elle Magazine
Recent publications:
Billions in Misspent EU Agricultural Subsidies Could Support the Sustainable Development Goals. Murray W. Scown, Mark V. Brady, and Kimberly A. Nicholas. (2020). One Earth 3 (2): 237-250. 
Diversity buffers winegrowing regions from climate change losses. Morales-Castilla, Ignacio, et al. (2020).  PNAS 117 (6) 2864-2869. 
Flying less is critical to a safe climate future. Nicholas, Kimberly A, and Seth Wynes. (2019). Public Administration Review symposium on the Green New Deal.  

A special thanks to our ESS Student Committee Members for bringing this speaker to us on this day. Also, thanks to  Morgan O'Neill and Jamie Jones for co-instructing and running this Virtual Seminar Series This Spring by bringing you experts in the fields as we learn from them.  

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