Please join the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation for a seminar by Jonathan Foley, a national leader in science communication and executive director of Project Drawdown (the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming).
DATE: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
TIME: 12:00-1:20 PM
SPEAKER: Jonathan Foley, Project Drawdown Executive Director
LOCATION: Marquis Conference Room, Scott Hall 5201
Lunch will be available at 11:45 a.m.
Dr. Jonathan Foley is a world-renowned environmental scientist, sustainability expert, author, and public speaker. His work is focused on understanding our changing planet, and finding new solutions to sustain the climate, ecosystems, and natural resources we all depend on.
Foley’s groundbreaking research and insights have led him to become a trusted advisor to governments, foundations, non-governmental organizations, and business leaders around the world. He and his colleagues have made major contributions to our understanding of global ecosystems, food security and the environment, climate change, and the sustainability of the world’s resources.
He has published over 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles, including many highly cited works in Science, Nature, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2014, Thomson Reuters named him a Highly Cited Researcher in ecology and environmental science, placing him among the top 1 percent most cited global scientists. Read more.