Politics

Film Discussion: Beyond Zero

The film Beyond Zero chronicles the sustainability journey of industry pioneer Ray Anderson (CEO, Interface). After a life-changing epiphany in 1994, Anderson embarked on a high-stakes quest to eliminate all negative environmental impacts of the company he helmed-at a time when few companies had ever heard the term "sustainability." In the process, he ignited a new industrial revolution.

The Global Rise of the Modern Plug-In Electric Vehicle: Public Policy, Innovation, and Strategy

RSVP for this webinar on Mon. 4/19 (4-5 p.m. EDT) to fuel up on the context for the uphill climb of electric vehicles... and to get insights about where they're headed next.

Registration required: https://bit.ly/april19ev

Duke alumnus John D. Graham (O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University) will chat with Lori Snyder Bennear (Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University) about his latest book. Jonathan Wiener (Duke Law, Duke Center on Risk) will introduce Graham.

What China's S&T Modernization Means for the U.S.: A Strategic Perspective

The Impressive rise in China's capabilities in science, technology and innovation (STI) raises important questions for the United States and other countries. Chinese progress is rightly seen as providing it with material and intellectual resources to challenge US economic and national security interests. But, after more than four decades of close US-China cooperation in science and technology, it also presents the US with a mixed set of opportunities as well as challenges.

Duke China-U.S. Summit 2021

Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw

Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:

Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson

Decarbonizing Transportation: New Canada-US Policy Opportunities

Speakers:
- Sarah Dunham - Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality at the US Environmental Protection Agency
- Helen Ryan - Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change Canada (invited)
- Dan Sperling - Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at University of California - Davis & Board Member, California Air Resources Board
- Merran Smith - Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada

Virtues & Vocations Presents Shoshana Zuboff: What is the moral responsibility of engineers?

During spring 2021, Virtues & Vocations is offering a series of conversations at noon on Tuesdays. Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On March 23, we are thrilled to welcome Shoshana Zuboff. Shoshana Zuboff and Kenan Institute for Ethics Director Suzanne Shanahan will consider the question "What is the moral responsibility of engineers?"

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