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 Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions - May 2, 2011 

Upcoming Events

June 24  

New Bern, NC 

Bill Holman will speak at the North Carolina Coastal Federation's energy summit 


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Spiegel, Germany is on the Right Track


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The Economics of Forests as a Climate Mitigation Strategy

Forestry Industry Lecture  


Institute Expands Board of Advisors  

DeaneTercekMark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, and Disque Deane Jr. a Duke alumnus with more than two decades of experience in water resources have joined the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions' Board of Advisors. Both Tercek and Deane will fulfill three-year terms with the board.


Galik to be a Graduation Speaker      

Christopher Galik, research coordinator at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, has been selected to serve as the alumni speaker at the Nicholas School of the Environment's annual Recognition Ceremony. Galik earned his master's in environmental management from Duke. 


New Certificate in Sustainable Systems

Jay Golden, the director of the Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce at the Nicholas Institute, will lead a new certificate program in sustainable systems analysis at Duke.


Report: Survey of Experts 

The Technical Working Group on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases at the Nicholas Institute conducted a survey of experts to assess the scientific certainty of biophysical greenhouse gas mitigation potential for 28 agricultural management practices in the United States.


The Climate Post Now on News Site

The Climate Post, the Nicholas Institute's narrative of reports, trends and events that shape the week in climate and energy news, is now a regular feature on the National Geographic NewsWatch site. Also, see it on The Huffington Post.


The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions helps decision makers create timely, effective, and economically practical solutions to the world's most critical environmental challenges.

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