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Biofuels: a conversation between science, engineering, ecology, politics

Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Stop BP-Berkeley
Email:
Location Details:
4 LeConte Hall, University of California Berkeley

Featuring:

► Tadeusz Patzek
Professor of Geoengineering at U.C. Berkeley. He is an Editor for Transport of Porous Media, and an Associate Editor of Energy Tribune. He is also an active participant in the global debate on biofuels and their environmental and social impacts. Patzek is a coauthor of some 200 papers and reports, and is currently writing four books.

► Richard Register
Author of "Ecocities - Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature," President of Ecocity Builders and founder of the International Ecocity Conferences.

► Alice Friedemann
A freelance journalist who specializes in energy. She is a member of the Northern California Science Writers Association. She graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana, with a B.S. in Biology and a Chemistry/Physics minor. Currently she is a systems architect/engineer in the San Francisco Bay Area.

► John Harte
Joint Professor in Ecosystem Sciences and Energy and Resources at U.C. Berkeley.

► Jessica Lawrence
Executive Director of the Borneo Project. Has worked the past 12 years in the fields of ecology research, indigenous land rights advocacy, community forestry, and rainforest conservation.

► Kirk Lumpkin
Poet/lyricist/spoken word artist and Berkeley Farmers' Market Special Events & Promotions Coordinator.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Apr 24, 2007 1:49AM
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