School of Global Environmental Sustainability Managing the Planet Panel Discussion: Bridging the gap between science and policy: The Scientist’s Responsibility in a Changing World

Date: 
September 24, 2014 5:00pm to 6:30pm

In the modern environmental world a gap has grown between science and policy. With new discoveries and growing environmental scientific concerns around the world why haven’t policies changed as well? The science is there but the policy is not. Our panel of experts will discuss what role scientists need to play in this changing world in order to bridge the gap between science and policy.

Peter Backlund
Associate Director
School of Global Environmental Sustainability

Barry Noon
Professor
Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Emily Fischer
Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Sandra Davis
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science

Location: 

Avogadro’s Number, 605 S. Mason Street