On 24 April 2012, Ecologic Institute had the distinct honor of hosting Dr. Michael Beck at a dinner dialogue to discuss his work on building coastal resilience to climate change and coastal hazards. Dr. Beck is the Lead Marine Scientist at The Nature Conservancy as well as an adjunct faculty member at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is...Read more
On 25 January 2012, the Ecologic Institute hosted a Dinner Dialogue in Berlin, sponsored by DG Environment, at the Habel Weinkultur restaurant with Professor Mike Young, Executive Director of The Environment Institute of the University of Adelaide and a Member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, and Professor Guillermo Donoso Harris, Professor of the Department of Agricultural Economics at...Read more
On the 17 October 2011 Ecologic Institute had the honor to host a dinner dialogue with Prof Jonathan B. Wiener (Duke University) and Prof Peter H. Sand (University of Munich). The main objective of this event was to discuss the application of the precautionary principle in the risk regulation of the United States and Europe. This discussion was nurtured by...Read more
On 26 August 2011 at the conclusion of the first I-CITE study tour, Renewables and Rural Energy Opportunities, the Ecologic Institute hosted a Dinner Dialogue at Augustiner am Dom in Munich with MdB Hans-Josef Fell of the German Green Party and Member of the German Parliament.
Hans-Josef Fell addressed the...Read more
On the evening of 21 August 2011, the Ecologic Institute hosted a Dinner Dialogue at the Hackerhaus in Munich with MdL Christine Kamm of the German Green Party. Christine Kamm represents the city of Augsburg and is the speaker for the Party in the Region of Schwabia (Augsburg/Schwaben).
Our first Dinner Dialogue in Aspen, Colorado, focused on the German experience with and the prospects for Colorado state policies in support of renewable energy. As a side event to the annual American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) Summit, the dinner involved local community leaders and Colorado State Senator Gail...Read more
The first Dinner Dialogue in Washington, DC focused on the theme of climate change adaptation was held on 11 May 2011 and hosted by the Ecologic Institute and the German Embassy in Washington DC as part of the German government’s Transatlantic Climate Bridge initiative.
A long-standing tradition at Ecologic Institute’s...Read more
Germany is the world’s second largest exporter, and export-oriented industries form the backbone of the German economy. At the same time, Germany has set itself ambitious targets for energy efficiency and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. How to reconcile these seemingly opposing objectives was the subject of a...Read more
Human activities have affected the environment to such an extent that we are now living in a new geological epoch: the so-called 'Anthropocene'. This was one of the central points made by Dr. Simon Dalby, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, during a dinner dialogue...Read more