LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for EJCLASS Archives


EJCLASS Archives

EJCLASS Archives


EJCLASS@LIST.UVM.EDU


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

EJCLASS Home

EJCLASS Home

EJCLASS  April 1998

EJCLASS April 1998

Subject:

"Inventing for the Environment"

From:

lemelson center <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Environmental Justice <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 16 Apr 1998 16:57:16 -0400

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (91 lines)

***Please forgive cross-postings.***

INVENTING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

The Lemelson Center at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum
of American History announces "Inventing for the Environment," a
series of free lectures, tours, films, an exhibit, and a full-day
symposium, exploring environmental history, public policy and
technological innovation.

LECTURE SERIES
"Dialogues on Inventing for the Environment"
Co-sponsored by AT&T
Environmental experts bring their innovative ideas on energy, health,
transportation, industrial ecology, history and urbanism to these
evening discussions. All lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. at the National
Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW.

**MONDAY, APRIL 20** -- Amory Lovins, director of research and
co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, describes creative
solutions to current energy problems in his talk on "Negawatts,
Hypercars and Natural Capitalism." Lovins is introduced by Braden
Allenby, vice president, Environment, Health and Safety, AT&T.

Wednesday, May 13 -- Braden Allenby, vice president, Environment,
Health and Safety, AT&T, discusses how industrial ecology can be used
as a tool to further thinking on environmental policies and
technologies.

Friday, June 5 -- Devra Lee Davis, director of the program in Health,
Environment and Development at the World Resources Institute,
addresses environmental risk factors that can cause breast cancer.

Friday, September 11 -- Stephen Pyne, historian at Arizona State
University, chronicles the history of the environment. For the past
fifteen years, he has framed the ecohistory debate and written about
the cultural history of fire.

Friday, October 23 -- Author and architect Paolo Soleri describes
America's "new urbanism." Soleri is best known for creating
Arcosanti, an avant garde, prototype community in the central Arizona
desert.

TOURS
"Inventing Nature"
A series of walking, bus and boating tours highlights the invention
of nature in the city with visits to parks and natural reserves of
the greater Washington area. Tour leaders discuss the history of
creating recreational green spaces, including the National Zoo, the
Mall, and the banks of the Potomac, and pointing out their
technological roots. Tours will start at NMAH from August-October.

EXHIBIT
"Who Invented the Environment?"
This exhibit explores the connection between society's romantic ideal
of "Nature," as illustrated by the work of John James Audubon, Ansel
Adams, and others, and the invention of scientific instruments that
measure how reality compares with the ideal. Opening in
mid-September.

FILMS
Friday Night Films
Hollywood features and sci-fi classics offer a different take on
inventing for the environment. July 24 and 31 and August 7, 14, and
21 in Carmichael Auditorium at NMAH.

SYMPOSIUM
"Inventing for the Environment"
Saturday, November 7
A full-day symposium addressing key issues in involved in inventing
for the environment brings together scholars, inventors and the
public. Speakers include Braden Allenby and the Smithsonian's Tom
Lovejoy, counselor to the Secretary for Biodiversity and
Environmental Affairs.

All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required.
To register, fax your name, address, and phone number to (202)357-4517
or e-mail [log in to unmask] For further information, call
(202)357-2700.

TOWN MEETING
Earth Day National Town meeting, "Global Warming: Local Solutions"
Wednesday, April 22
Participate in a National Town Meeting videoconference coordinated by
Renew America, a national organization dedicated to promoting
environmental initiatives, at the National Museum of American History
from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. A regional sustainability forum follows,
providing local citizens with an opportunity to discuss the regions
most pressing environmental issues. To register, call 1-800-922-RENEW
or e-mail requests to [log in to unmask]

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

February 2017
January 2017
May 2015
March 2015
January 2015
May 2014
February 2014
November 2013
October 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
September 2012
April 2012
February 2012
November 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
April 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003
October 2003
September 2003
July 2003
June 2003
April 2003
March 2003
November 2002
October 2002
September 2002
August 2002
July 2002
June 2002
May 2002
April 2002
March 2002
February 2002
January 2002
December 2001
November 2001
October 2001
September 2001
August 2001
July 2001
June 2001
May 2001
April 2001
March 2001
February 2001
January 2001
December 2000
September 2000
August 2000
July 2000
May 2000
October 1999
September 1999
August 1999
May 1999
April 1999
March 1999
December 1998
October 1998
September 1998
May 1998
April 1998
March 1998
February 1998
January 1998

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LIST.UVM.EDU

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager