Environmental Sciences and Policy

Dr. Jerry Burgess Met with Senator Ben Cardin

Doctor Jerry Burgess and Senator Ben Cardin

Dr. Jerry Burgess, Director of the Environmental Sciences and Policy program, recently met with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin to discuss species conservation and the endangered species act. Senator Cardin stated his unequivocal support to the environment and articulated how fragile our environment is and how important it is to have assurance and laws to protect our read more…

AAP Alum Greg Gangnuss Receives Valor Award for Heroic Actions

Greg Gangnuss

Gregory Gangnuss, a 1997 graduate of John Hopkins’ environmental science program, was presented the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor during a ceremony Feb. 22 for performing life-saving actions under perilous conditions. On October 11th, 2015, while on a voluntary deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan, Gangnuss heard the sound of a helicopter crash near the headquarters read more…

Amir Poudel Will Be Presenting at the FLARE Annual Meeting 2016

Amir Poudel

Mr. Amir Poudel (JHU adjunct faculty and a research associate at NARMA Consultancy Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu, Nepal) as the lead author will be presenting a paper at the FLARE (Forests, Livelihood Assessment Research and Engagement) Annual Meeting 2016 being organized by University of Michigan, Ann Harbor to be held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland read more…

Terrestrial and Marine Conservation Biology in Maine

Intensive Study – Terrestrial and Marine Conservation Biology (TMCB) in Maine

The MS in Energy Policy and Climate program is pleased to announce plans to teach an in-field class, Intensive Study – Terrestrial and Marine Conservation Biology, home-based at the College of the Atlantic (COA), Bar Harbor, Maine, the field portion of which is scheduled to begin at the end of July 2017. We will spend our read more…

Video of Diana Watts’ “Hero or Villain: Is There a Case for Sustainable Business?”

Diana Watts

EPC-ESP Forum (Speaker Series) Watch a video recording of Diana Watts’ “Hero or Villain: Is There a Case for Sustainable Business?” presentation. Business organizations viewed through the lens of “villain” must be held in check through regulation that constrains the operational activities of (global) value chains. This approach typically relies on mechanisms of standards, certification, audits read more…

Energy Sustainability and Transition Management (By Dan Zachary)

Energy Sustainability and Transition Management

By Dan Zachary Today’s society is facing a broad number of challenges such as diminishing fossil fuel reserves, economic instability, poverty, growing population pressure, poor air quality, and climate change. To address these issues, the Brundland Commission (1987) concretized the concept of sustainable development. The Commission proposed in its cornerstone document, Our Common Futures, the read more…

Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins Presents at Leiden University College

Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins

JHU AAP Director for Environmental Programs, Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins, will be delivering a public presentation and a guest lecture in a course at Leiden University College in The Netherlands next week. The guest lecture (4/26/16) is in a course on Water Resources and River Management and will focus on her research about Amazon River floodplain read more…