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Defining Sustainable Development: Land Use, Climate Change, and Water Resources November 7th and 8th, 2008

The conference will bring professors, practitioners, students, and community leaders together to consider what sustainability really means and what role law may have in accomplishing sustainable development.  It is organized by the Environmental Law Society ("ELS") and the Development-Related Outreach Program for Sustainability ("DROPS").

Speakers with a wide variety of education and experience have been asked to consider what sustainable development is and how the broad goals implied by the term "sustainable" can be achieved.  Together, they'll explore the concept of sustainability through law, ethics, business, planning, building, engineering, agriculture, and natural resources.

Other Upcoming Sustainability Events at Cornell University:

Wednesday, October 22
Getting to Zero: A Campus-Wide Idea Exchange
Sustainability at Cornell: Campus Sustainability Day

Tuesday, October 28
The Outlook on Energy: A View to 2030
Cornell Chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Thursday, November 6
Defining Sustainable Development: Separating Fact from Fiction
Cornell Program in Real Estate