The Youngstown State University Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment continues this Spring Semester with talks by an economist, a journalist, scientists, engineers, activists and a priest.
Five talks will be live in person, and seven talks will be presented live via Skype.
The free lectures are 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Cushwa Hall Room B112.
On-street parking is available on Lincoln Avenue.
For more information, contact Ray Beiersdorfer, Distinguished Professor of Geology, at 330-941-1753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the list below, a * denotes that the lecture will be presented live in person, while a ^ denotes the lecture will be presented live via Skype:
Jan. 27* Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Carnegie Mellon University, Pathway to a Sustainable Future.
Feb. 3* Lynn Anderson, Guardians of Mill Creek Park, Threats to Human Health From Fracking & How One Community Battles to Protect Itself.
Feb. 10* Doug Fowler, YSU Physics & Astronomy, Basic Principles and Techno-Mythology.
Feb. 17^ Dr. Bernard Goldstein, MD, Univ. of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Differing European Union and United States Approaches to Environmental and Energy Issues. Insights From Shale Gas Development.
Feb. 24^ Dr. Richard Wolff, The New School, N.Y.C., Economic Update on Energy and the Environment.
March 2^ Dr. Kelly Sanders, University of Southern California, Uncharted Waters? The Future of the Electricity-Water Nexus.
March 16^ Chris Hedges, Truthdig.org, Death by Fracking.
March 23^ Dr. Tony Ingraffea, Cornell University. The Science of Shale Gas/Oil: The Latest Evidence on Methane Emissions and Implications for Energy Policy.
March 30^ Dr. James Rosenblum, University of Colorado Boulder, Characterization and Treatment of Hydraulic Fracturing Flowback and Produced Wastewater Over Time from Northeast Colorado.
April 6^ Garth T. Llewellyn, Appalachia Hydrogeologic & Environmental Consulting, Evaluating a Groundwater Supply Contamination Incident Attributed to Marcellus Shale Gas Development.
April 13* Fr. Bob Bonnot, Christ Our Savior Parish – Struthers, Laudato si’, Caring for Our Common Home, Creation, the Second Encyclical of Pope Francis.
April 20* John Williams, Frack Free Mahoning Valley, Regulate This! A Case Study of shale gas development in Trumbull County, Ohio.