WEC/ EPA/ Wilson Center Earth Day Event: Responding to Megatrends
Promoting Years of Sustainability: Responding to Mega Trends
This joint WEC- EPA- Wilson Center seminar will look at long-term environmental trends and discuss how government, business and civil society can best prepare and respond to these trends:
- Preparing for “Years of Sustainable Development.” Alan Hecht, Director for Sustainable Development, Office of Research and Development, EPA
- Global Choke Point: Examining the Water-Energy Nexus. Jennifer Turner, Director China Environmental Forum, Wilson Center
- Rapid urbanization, exponential technologies, and extreme events. Banning Garrett, adjunct faculty, Singularity University, and former Senior Fellow for Innovation and Global Trends at the Atlantic Council.
- Emerging Strategies to Manage System-Level Risks. Terry Yosie, President and CEO of the World Environment Center.
This event is organized by the Wilson Center, EPA, and the World Environment Center (WEC).