Serigne Mbaye Dine, Yoff Village Leader, shares his vision:
Stephen H. Schneider, Climatologist, Stanford University
Stephen Schneider is the Stanford University Melvin and Joan Lane professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, co-director at Stanford’s Center for Environmental Science and Policy, and professor by courtesy in the Department of Civil Engineering. Schneider’s current global change research interests include food/climate and other environmental/science public policy issues; ecological and economic implications of climatic change; integrated assessment of global change; climatic modeling of paleoclimates and of human impacts on climate, e.g., carbon dioxide “greenhouse effect” and environmental consequences of nuclear war. In 1998, he became a foreign member of the Academia Europaea, Earth and Cosmic Sciences Section. He was elected Chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Section on Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences (1999-2001). He was a member of the scientific staff of National Center for Atmospheric Research from 1973-1996, where he co-founded the Climate Project.
Stephen H. Schneider: www.stephenschneider.stanford.edu
Wang Rusong is head of the Center for Ecological and Environmental Sciences at the Chinese Academy of Science and has been one of the pioneering leaders in ecological city theory and support of those practicing the sciences and arts of ecocity building. He is one of the founders of the Ecology Society of China he has been one of the most accomplished ecologists and champion of solutions in waste treatment and pollution abatement for the health delivery systems in China. Internationally he is known as one of the founders of SCOPE – the Scientific Committee on Problems in the Environment. Rusong has convened many conferences for SCOPET kindred to our International Ecocity Conferences.
RIchard Register, on behalf of Fiona Ma, presented Jaime Lerner with an award of recognition for his accomplishments and influence on the State of California.
Here’s video, followed by a 5 minute interview with Mr. Lerner.