Energy and the Environment: Dangerous Myths and Hard Realities

The Vancouver Institute presents a talk by Professor Vaclav Smil, who will touch on his interdisciplinary research in the fields of energy, environmental and population change, food production and nutrition, technical innovation, risk assessment, and public policy.
  • Professor Vaclav Smil, CM, Department of Geography, University of Manitoba
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, October 3, 8:15-9:30 pm
    in
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  •  
  • Vaclav Smil

    Professor Smil conducts interdisciplinary research in the fields of energy, environmental and population change, food production and nutrition, technical innovation, risk assessment, and public policy. He has published 37 books and more than 400 papers on these topics. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Science Academy), and the Member of the Order of Canada; he was listed by Foreign Policy among the top 100 global thinkers and in 2015 he received OPEC Award for Energy Research. His work can be seen at http://www.vaclavsmil.com.

  •  
  •  
  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
October 3rd, 2015 8:15 PM   through   9:30 PM
Location
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Lecture Hall No. 2
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Canada
Custom Event Fields
Is this event a spotlight?
Speaker Series The Vancouver Institute Lecture
Short Title Energy and the Environment
Speaker (new) Vaclav Smil, Geography, University of Manitoba
Short Speaker
Speaker First Name Vaclav
Speaker Last Name Smil
Speaker Affiliation Geography, University of Manitoba
Speaker Credentials
Speaker Image
Youtube URL
Podcast URL
Bio Field
Event Status

Help spread the word

Please help us and let your friends, colleagues and followers know about our page: Energy and the Environment: Dangerous Myths and Hard Realities


You can also share the below link in an email or on your website.
https://greencollege.ubc.ca/civicrm/event/info?id=93&reset=1