Sponsored by The Newkirk Center, and The Focused Research Group in International Environmental Cooperation
January 22, 2005
MPAA 408
University of California, Irvine

9:00 – 9:30      Continental Breakfast & Coffee

9:30 – 9:40      Opening Remarks, Joseph DiMento, UCI

9:40 – 10:40    Session I: Concept Development (Moderator: Sarah Becker, UCI )
P. Brian Fisher, UCI Environmental Values: Culture or Postmaterialism?
Ben Feldman, UCR A Technique for Evaluating the Sustainability of Farm Management Practices
Discussant David Diaz, CSUN

10:40 – 12:00  Session II: Environmental Policy (Moderator: Toby Warden, UCI)
Paul Steinberg, Harvey Mudd College Causal Assessment in International Environmental Policy
Sarah Becker, UCI Remote sensing of fire vulnerability and burnt land detection using NDVI in Southern California
Hilary Nixon & Jean Daniel Saphores, UCI   An Ordered Probit Analysis of Willingness to Recycle Electronic Waste in California
Discussant Julie A. Dercle, CSUN

12:00 – 1:30    Lunch
1:30 – 3:00      Session III: Various Reflections on Water (Moderator: Hilary Nixon, UCI)
Frederick D. Gordon, University of Southern California Interstate Water Accords: A Quantitative and Qualitative Exploration into Reducing Regional Water Scarcity
Anne Taufen Wessells, UCI Institutional Re-arrangements: Forging "Smart Use" Water Policy Coalitions at the Intersection of Geo-technical Engineering with Urban Open Space
Michael Moody, USC What Environmental Advocates (Can) Share with Their Opponents: Professional Culture and its Role in the Debate over California’s Bay-Delta Water System
Discussant Sheldon Kamieniecki, USC

3:00 – 3:20      Future of Greening?

3:20 – 3:30      Closing Remarks



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