INTERESTED IN WATER QUALITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT?
Libby Lecture in Resource Policy (9/22)
Dr. Catherine L. Kling will be giving the 3rd annual Libby Lecture in Resource Policy on Wednesday, September 22nd at 3 PM in the McIntire Room of the Buchanan Alumni House. The event is free and open to the public. A reception with refreshments and food will follow the lecture outside the McIntire Room in Leadership Hall.
Dr. Kling’s talk, “Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment always at Odds?” will describe trends in water quality and the benefits and costs of regulations associated with the Clean Water Act. Kling will also discuss the gaps in knowledge needed for a more accurate understanding of the efficiency of water quality regulations.
Dr. Kling is the Tisch University Professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and the Faculty Director at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University.
Dr. Kling is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, chair of the academy’s Water Science and Technology Board and has been a member of six National Research Council studies. She served as president of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, has held editorial positions at ten economics journals, and is an elected Fellow of multiple environmental economics associations. In addition to a long list of other accolades, Dr. Kling served ten years on the EPA Science Advisory Board. For more information on Dr. Kling’s work, please visit her website.
If you are unable to attend in person and would like to tune in to a streaming version of the talk, you can do so at https://umainefoundation.org/live/.
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