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“Global Transitions and Asia 2060” Executive Summary

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Winter 2010 Newsletter

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“Global Population and the Planetary Future – 2011”

• Humanity 3000 Workshop
• October 2011

Walter P. Kistler Book Award

• Dr. Laurence C. Smith
• October 2011

12th Annual Kistler Prize

• Dr. Charles A. Murray
• September 2011

Norman Myers Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• May 2011

“Global Transitions and Asia 2060” Workshop

• Taipei, Taiwan
• November 2010

Peter Ward Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• October 2010

“Managing the Future”

• Talk by Sesh Velamoor
• July 2010






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Seminar 9

“Future of Planet Earth”

Paris, France | June 3–5, 2008


Planet EarthThe intent of this seminar is to examine the state of Planet Earth: past, present, and future.

The UNESCO-FFF seminar “Future of Planet Earth” convened to provide a forum for dialogue amongst academics, scientists, conservationists, resource managers, and practitioners in international environment relations to explore a critical component of the human-environment relationship with significant implications for the future of Planet Earth.


Jayanta Bandyopadhyay
Indian Institute of Management
Calcutta, India
Statement | Biography

Eric J. Chaisson
Wright Center for Innovative Science Education, Tufts University
Medford, MA USA
Statement | Biography

John R. Delaney
University of Washington
Seattle, WA USA
Statement | Biography

Eduardo F.J. de Mulder
International Year of Planet Earth Inc.
Statement | Biography

Brian Fagan
Lindbriar Corporation
Santa Barbara, CA USA
Statement | Biography

Irene Klaver
University of North Texas
Denton, TX USA
Statement | Biography

Molly K. Macauley
Resources for the Future
Washington, DC USA
Statement | Biography

Anthony McMichael
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health
Canberra, Australia
Statement | Biography

Robert C. Milne
Southern Shores, NC USA
Statement | Biography

David R. Montgomery
Dept. of Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington
Seattle, WA USA
Statement | Biography

Sospeter Muhongo
ICSU Regional Office for Africa
Pretoria, South Africa

Norman Myers
Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom
Statement | Biography

Alfred Oteng-Yeboah
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Accra, Ghana
Statement | Biography

David Richards
Independent Consultant
Gwent, United Kingdom
Statement | Biography

Vernon L. Scarborough
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH USA
Statement | Biography

Jeffrey H. Schwartz
World Academy of Art and Science, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Statement | Biography

Raman Sukumar
Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore, India
Statement | Biography

Crispin Tickell
Policy Foresight Programme, James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization
Oxford University, England
Statement | Biography