Fate of The Earth
The Environmental Science and Policy Program (ESPP) at MSU hosts the annual Fate of the Earth Symposium - an event for the public and scientists to discuss major synthesis ideas across the sciences and humanities.
The 2017 theme is "Climate-Food-Energy-Water Nexus" and will take place April 5-6, 2017 at MSU.
The 2016 theme was "Climate-Food-Energy-Water Nexus." The event took place April 6-7, 2016 at MSU.
The 2015 theme was "Tipping Points, Crises, and Solutions." April 1-2, 2015 at MSU.
MSU Science Festival
The MSU Science Festival (SciFest) attracts over 20,000 participants. This annual event is focused on informing and inspiring the public about science! In 2014, Phoebe Zarnetske, Scott Stark, Stephanie Grand, and Malcolm Itter (members of the MSU Forestry department) organized, "Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region and Beyond: A Symposium", a featured event during SciFest. Guest speakers and a panel discussion focused on key findings and projections about the region's climate, and what we can do about climate change.