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Environment / Sustainability

CSU to send delegation to United Nations climate change convention

November 11, 2009

Colorado State University will be sending a delegation of researchers and faculty members to attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen coming up in December 2009.

International discussions

Colorado State University will be sending a delegation of researchers and faculty members to attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen coming up in December 2009.

“By participating in international discussions, CSU has a platform for showcasing the high caliber scientific research and technological developments from the campus community to a global audience,” said Diana Wall, director of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

Colorado State delegation

The CSU delegation includes:

  • Michele Betsill, associate professor of political science
  • Diana Wall, professor of biology and director of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability
  • Stephen Ogle, research scientist in the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
  • Bryan Willson, professor of mechanical engineering
  • Tim Reeser, chief operating officer of the Cenergy Supercluster
  • V. “Chandra” Chandrasekar, professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Eleanor Milne, affiliate faculty member from the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
  • Linse Anderson, political science doctoral student

Additionally, CSU affiliates, Jill Baron and Dennis Ojima, from the university’s Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory and Gillian Bowser from the Warner College of Natural Resources will be attending the conference but as part of another delegation.

Share ideas about how to move forward

“Diplomats are making progress in articulating a new vision for international cooperation on the topic of climate change. A large community of scientists, technology experts, local governments, social movement organizations, private companies and others will all gather in Copenhagen to share ideas about how to move forward in the fight against climate change,” said Michele Betsill, CSU delegate and associate professor of political science.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will be held Dec. 7-18, 2009 in Copenhagen.


Contact: Kimberly Sorensen
E-mail: Kimberly.Sorensen@colostate.edu
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