Document Type

Grant Application


Roger A. Pielke, Jr.


Spring 2015

Project Period

FY 2015-2016

Event Location

Wells Conference Center

Project Abstract/ Summary

On Thursday, October 15, 2015 the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions will host the 2015 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability. This event is free and open to all. It will take place at 1pm at Wells Conference Center on the University of Maine campus. Roger A. Pielke, Jr., a key thought leader on effective roles for scientists in political debates and the formulation of public policy, will be the keynote speaker. Senator Mitchell will provide remarks.

The central mission of the Mitchell Center is to serve as a leader and valued partner in understanding and solving societal problems related to the growing challenge of improving human well-being while protecting the environment. Our vision for the Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability is to bring together people from across Maine who seek better ways to connect knowledge with action to create a brighter environmental, social, and economic future.

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