“The Grab” Film Screening

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is showcasing a limited screening of the documentary film “The Grab” by Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite and The Center for Investigative Reporting. "The Grab" follows investigative journalist Nate Halverson and his team as they uncover the growing geopolitical conflicts behind food and water in the 21st century.

Free

Climate Roundtable Lunch Series: Private Sector Climate Leaders

Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota, 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join the Humphrey School of Public Affairs for discussions with professionals from the public, nonprofit, and private sectors on how they work to advance climate action in their respective fields.

Free

STEP Seminar Series

Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The STEP Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary platform for scholars and practitioners to discuss research and policy issues in the broad domain of science, technology, and environmental policy. The hybrid series takes place throughout the academic year at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and on Zoom, typically over lunchtime on Mondays.

Free

STEP Seminar Series

Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The STEP Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary platform for scholars and practitioners to discuss research and policy issues in the broad domain of science, technology, and environmental policy. The hybrid series takes place throughout the academic year at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and on Zoom, typically over lunchtime on Mondays.

Free

STEP Seminar Series

Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The STEP Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary platform for scholars and practitioners to discuss research and policy issues in the broad domain of science, technology, and environmental policy. The hybrid series takes place throughout the academic year at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and on Zoom, typically over lunchtime on Mondays.

Free

STEP Seminar Series

Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The STEP Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary platform for scholars and practitioners to discuss research and policy issues in the broad domain of science, technology, and environmental policy. The hybrid series takes place throughout the academic year at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and on Zoom, typically over lunchtime on Mondays.

Free

Conference of Parties 28 Talk-Back: UMN Delegation Takeaways from Dubai

Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Hear from a panel of UMN observer delegates to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, held in Dubai last November. The delegates will share their experiences, impressions, and takeaways from the conference.

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STEP Seminar: Curbing Climate Change with AI and Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry with Prof. Shashi Shekhar

Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

About the Event: AI-CLIMATE (AI Institute for Climate-Land Interactions, Mitigation, Adaptation, Tradeoffs and Economy) aims to advance artificial intelligence (AI) by incorporating laws of nature and leveraging new nature-informed AI methods to curb climate effects while lifting rural economies. By creating a new scientific discipline and innovation ecosystem intersecting AI and climate-smart agriculture and forestry, […]

Free

The Rights of Nature vs. Human Rights?

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join us The Humphrey School of Public Affairs for two panel discussions with leading scholars, lawyers, and activists. How have the “rights of nature” been a legal tool used to advance Indigenous and Afrodescendant rights in Ecuador, Colombia, and the United States? What lessons and strategies can we learn from Afrodescendant, Indigenous, and women’s rights activists leading environmental struggles?

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