The CBR hosts and coordinates public events that promote outreach and scholarly engagement on environmental issues.
Please contact our director at firstname.lastname@example.org to propose an event for CBR support.
E.O. Wilson and Alex Harris discussed their book "Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City" in October 2012
French and American experts met at Tulane University in November 2014 to discuss science and policy aspects of preparing for climate change.
Chinese scholars visited Tulane in September 2012 to build partnerships for future joint research.
Participants in the InTeGrate Coastal Hazards, Risk and Environmental Justice Workshop tour the city with CBR scholar Richard Campanella to learn more about our shared environmental challenges.
May 20-22, 2015 - InTeGrate Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice Workshop: Co-hosted with the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College, this workshop enabled teams of faculty members and trainees to explore the interplay among coastal hazards, risk, and environmental justice and plan for incorporating those issues into their curriculum and campus programs. Please visit the workshop website for details.
November 10, 2014 – French Ameri-Can Climate TalkS (FACTS) "How can we best prepare for climate change consequences?" co-hosted with the French Consulate in New Orleans and the French Embassy in Washington, DC. This event featured an afternoon program with experts from France and the US discussing the potential consequences of climate change and how we can prepare for those outcomes as a society. Please see http://facts.france-science.org/2014-program/#new-orleans for more details and a link to view the archived video of the live stream.
May 14, 2014 – French Perspectives on Coastline Protection and Natural Disaster Prevention: a delegation of French scientists shared their work on coastal disaster response and risk management. Co-hosted by the Tulane Law School, the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy, and the French Consulate
November 21, 2013 – Research seminar: Avian host stage density and stage specific vector feeding preferences drive West Nile virus transmission by Kevin Caillouet, Research Entomologist, St. Tammany Mosquito Abatement District. Co-hosted by the Department of Mathematics and the Center for Computational Science.
October 17, 2013 – US-China Energy and Trade: A public discussion with Chinese officials co-hosted by the Payson Center for International Development, the Tulane School of Law, the Tulane Energy Institute, the AB Freeman School of Business, and the World Trade Center of New Orleans
March 22, 2013 – Faculty Workshop on Energy, Environment and Sustainability co-hosted with the Tulane Energy Institute and the School of Science and Engineering
January 18, 2013 – Common Coasts: French and Louisiana Perspectives on Coastal Restoration co-hosted with the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy
October 15, 2012 – Why Are We Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City, a talk by the Authors E.O. Wilson and Alex Harris co-hosted with A Studio in the Woods, the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
September 27-29, 2012 – US/China Eco-partnership; a forum with a visiting delegation of Chinese scholars to develop collaborations with Tulane scholars on energy, and the environment co-hosted with the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy and the Payson Center for International Development