The New Mexico Environmental Law Center holds and sponsors events throughout the year.
Perspectives on Natural Science and the Environment of the West
Presented by Southwest Seminars
Beginning October 21st at 6 pm at the Hotel Santa Fe.
$12 per lecture or $90 for the series of 9 lectures.
Oct. 21 Our Human Genome and American Indian Continental Migrations
Dr. Eske Willerslev
Oct. 28 Hopi Culture: Then and Now
Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma
Nov. 4 How Old Is the Grand Canyon?
Nov. 11 A Navajo Myth for Hunting and The Natural World of Animals
Dr. Paul Zolbrod
Nov. 18 Aboriginal Cotton in Northern NM: Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspective
Dr. Richard I. Ford and Dr. Glenna Dean
Nov. 25 What Can We Learn From Old Civilizations?
Dr. Henry Wright
Dec. 2 The Fossil Record of Human Brain Evolution
Dr. Dean Falk
Dec. 9 A Pueblo Social History
Dr. John Ware
Dec. 16 Our Spiritual Relationship With the Earth
Dr. Leo Killsback
Join us for the public screening of a short original film created for us by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Debra Anderson (Split Estate) at Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe. Debra has done an extraordinary job of capturing a few of the compelling stories from the communities where we work.
We’ll also be showing Robert Redford’s adaptation of The Milagro Beanfield War and presenting the Karl Souder Water Protection Award.
WHEN: December 11, 2012 at 6 PM
WHERE: Center for Contemporary Arts
$10 suggested donation
Purchase tickets by phone at 505.982.1338 or at the box office
Come early, as seats are limited!!
Please join His Excellency Wegger Chr. Strommen
Ambassador of Norway to the United States
for a Luncheon Discussion
February 9, 2011
Noon – 2:00 p.m
Santa Fe Convention Center
201 West Marcy Street
The Earth is undergoing unprecedented and rapid ecological change brought on by a powerful regional warming trend associated with global climate change. These experts will explain events in the Arctic region, how they foretell potentially catastrophic changes in the Earth’s climate systems, and what these changes may mean for the environment and economy of the Southwest region.
Introductory Remarks: Mayor David Coss
Ambassador Strommen, Norway – a fossil fuel economy targeting climate neutrality
Dr. Kim Holmen, Research Director, Norwegian Polar Institute - Rapid Arctic climate change and its feedback to global climate
Dr. Gregg Garfin, Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona - Impacts of climate change to the Southwestern US
Rafe Pomerance, Founder of the Climate Policy Center and President of Clean Air-Cool Planet
Luncheon Sponsored by:
Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau