Fri Oct 6, 2017

Energy and Science Policy in Practice: Working on Local Solutions to Global Problems

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Location: 214 DeBartolo Hall

Dr. Adam Briggle & Dr. Anthony Ingraffea

Co-sponsors: ND Energy - Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame & Environmental Change Initiative 

When we use the term 'science policy' we all too often mean it as shorthand for national processes of allocating resources, enacting legislation, and crafting rules and regulations. By the time an issue attracts national attention, however, it already has a long history of local conficts, defined stakeholders and articulated positions. …

Forum: Energy & Science Policy in Practice: Working on Local Solutions to Global Problems with Anthony Ingraffea and Adam Briggle

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Location: 214 DeBartolo Hall

When we use the term ‘science policy,’ we all too often mean it as shorthand for national processes of allocating resources, enacting legislation, and crafting rules and regulations. By the time an issue attracts national attention, however, it already has a long history of local conflicts, defined stakeholders and articulated positions that have been honed at the local level. This forum looks at the complexity of science and energy policy at the local level, focusing on responses to fracking in the states of Texas and New York. The event features first-hand accounts by scholars who made a conscious decision to apply their expertise in the contentious arena of fracking policy and regulation.…