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Monday, 06 Apr 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Apr 06, 2015

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Is performance regulation based on life cycle assessment feasible?" Richard Plevin, UC-Davis Institute of Transportation Studies. Plevin will discuss the semantics and uses of LCA, epistemological issues with "carbon intensity," the challenges of modeling complex environmental problems, and the requirements for a successful performance-based regulation.

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2015

Beyond Farm-to-Table: The Future of Food

Apr 08, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Dan Barber is the author of "The Third Plate" and an award-winning chef. Shivvers Memorial Lecture.

Thursday, 09 Apr 2015

Lecture: Marshall Saunders, founder of Citizens' Climate Lobby

Apr 09, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Citizenship: The Solution to Global Warming" - Saunders is founder and president of the Citizens' Climate Lobby, a nonpartisan organization that educates and supports citizens to lobby their members of Congress, the media and their fellow citizens to address climate change.

Friday, 10 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Flower Pots

Apr 10, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Get ready for spring!

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015

Iowa Energy Center speaker series

Apr 16, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Iowa Energy Center Live Green

"Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency," Marilyn Ann Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology. Brown will introduce fresh perspectives on energy production, new technology, policymaking, user behavior and how these features all play critical roles in determining the best plan of action to overcome the global energy crisis. Register (free) in advance; reception will follow (noon-12:30 p.m.).

Saturday, 18 Apr 2015

Stash The Trash

Apr 18, 2015

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Live Green Live Green

Stash the Trash is a volunteer effort that brings students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community and assist homeowners with yard work. The event is organized by the ISU Student Activities Center and the Volunteer Center of Story County. Volunteers can choose to work alone, with a group of people, or with an organization. Sign up online at http://www.vcstory.org/.

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Apr 21, 2015

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Mitigate, Adapt, or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts" Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University.

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Live Green! Earth Day Celebration

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library Lawn

FREE

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Bike tune-ups, food, and sustainability-minded giveaways!!

Agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Apr 22, 2015

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Free and open to the public

Live Green Live Green

The Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture presents the 11th Annual Research Symposium. Joshua Farley, Ecological Economist and Professor at the University of Vermont, will give a keynote presentation on agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. A reception and poster session will follow featuring current research from GPSA students and faculty. Join us and enjoy locally sourced refreshments!

Lecture: Climate Urgency

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015

Panel Discussion: Clean Energy, A New Age of Abundance

Apr 23, 2015

7:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Speakers include Jim Kennedy, CEO of Th-REE Consulting, and John Kutsch, executive director of the Thorium Energy Alliance.

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015

Bag It Documentary Screening

Apr 28, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Carver 101, Cyclone Cinema

Free

Live Green Live Green

Join the Office of Sustainability and the Ames High School Environmental Science Class for a screening of the documentary Bag It, highlighting the effects of plastics on us and the environment.