ClimateSavers Week – “12 Fields of Opportunities for Climate Change Cooperation” – Americas Session

ClimateSavers Week – “12 Fields of Opportunities for Climate Change Cooperation” – Americas Session

October 27, 2021 at 10:39 am

CLIMATESAVERS 10/24/21 OPENING EVENT Americas ​​Moderator Zarmeen Pavri   Energy – “Need to Accelerate Clean Energy Now!” Peter Fusaro Water – “Water: A Wicked Problem Meets a Threat Multiplier” William Sami Weather & Health – “A Matter of Life and Breath” Paul Walsh Education & Health – “The Human Side of Climate Change: Taking […]

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How to Communicate with the Public about Climate Change

How to Communicate with the Public about Climate Change

October 22, 2021 at 4:36 pm

APOLITICAL 09/29/21 Presentation by Dr. Michael Shank For decades, climate change experts, academics and scientists have been grappling with the uncertainty that climate change presents to our planet. Governments have come together to pledge action on climate change, from the 2015 Paris Climate Accords to the upcoming COP26 Conference in […]

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The Green Room by EnviroCentre with Michael Shank, CNCA

The Green Room by EnviroCentre with Michael Shank, CNCA

July 20, 2021 at 9:42 am

The Green Room is a podcast where you will meet the people at the frontlines of climate action. They come from different fields of expertise: activists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, engineers, artists and many more. But all they share a common goal – take action today to ensure a greener tomorrow. The […]

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Zero Hunger Science-Policy Communication

Zero Hunger Science-Policy Communication

June 15, 2021 at 10:48 am

SDSN USA’s Zero Hunger Pathways Project Dialogue 3 brought together cross-sectoral stakeholders for a discussion, focused on identifying: 1) tools and models to evaluate pathways for improving food and nutrition security in the US; 2) multi-faceted evaluation metrics that reflect food systems sustainability, equitability, resilience, and health outcomes; 3) mechanisms […]

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Ottawa Green Business Speaker Series with Michael Shank, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

Ottawa Green Business Speaker Series with Michael Shank, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

April 30, 2021 at 9:52 am

Welcome to the Ottawa Green Business Virtual Speaker Series where we’ll be talking to innovators and leaders in the Green Business sector. On April 29, we were joined by Michael Shank, Communications Director for Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance. Michael discussed the ambitious climate action work of the Carbon Neutral Cities […]

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NYU Sustainable Development Graduate Course Pop-Up

NYU Sustainable Development Graduate Course Pop-Up

December 3, 2020 at 7:36 pm

Dr. Michael Shank presents an overview of his graduate course on Sustainable Development, which is offered at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs in the spring of 2021. These pop-up mini-course presentations are offered for prospective and current NYU students interested in enrolling in NYU’s Center for Global Affairs graduate courses.

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Shank: The Importance of Public Service

Shank: The Importance of Public Service

November 17, 2020 at 3:49 pm

Upon invitation from Barstow Memorial School, Dr. Michael Shank discusses why he’s running for Vermont State Senate as an Independent Candidate, his plan for a resilient Rutland County, and his first experience with government. Here’s Dr. Shank’s Q&A with Barstow Memorial School: 1. Your name, political affiliation, candidacy sought, & […]

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‘Rutland Rising’ Series with Castleton University

‘Rutland Rising’ Series with Castleton University

September 20, 2020 at 4:35 pm

Dr. Michael Shank discusses the www.RutlandRising.org series he’s co-hosting with Castleton University and, given Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, draws specific attention to one event within the series: “How to Pursue a Legal Career and Keep the Government Accountable to Its Citizens”. Join on November 13 to discuss […]

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Shank: Investing in Vermont’s Downtowns

Shank: Investing in Vermont’s Downtowns

September 16, 2020 at 4:01 pm

Dr. Michael Shank discusses the importance of investing in Rutland County’s downtowns, especially in the wake of COVID-19 and its impact on businesses. Stronger downtowns make for stronger and more resilient communities. Support your local businesses: #BuyLocal #BuyVermont. Check out the Downtown Rutland Partnership’s opinion piece in the Rutland Herald […]

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Shank: Economic and Social Reasons for Changing School Mascots

Shank: Economic and Social Reasons for Changing School Mascots

September 12, 2020 at 3:12 pm

Dr. Michael Shank discusses economic and social reasons for changing Rutland High School’s logo, identifying the Washington NFL Team’s decision to change their logo following sponsor pressure, as well as the American Psychological Association’s recommendation of the elimination of indigenous mascots noting the threat to human development.

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