Eastman Charitable Foundation

Annual Fall Symposium Series


 October 2014         

“Economics, Climate Change & Intergenerational Fairness.” A discussion on the interplay between climate science, economics, and ethics in the evaluation of climate change response strategies.

Speaker: Dr. Richard Howarth, Pat and John Rosenwald Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College. Chair of Environmental Studies Program, Dartmouth College


October 2013

“Nuclear Power. Its Uncertain Future.” A discussion about nuclear energy and nuclear proliferation, reactor safety, and radioactive waste and its significance in preventing global warming.

Speaker: Dr. Frank von Hippel, Professor of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Co-Chair of International Panel on Fissile Materials


September 2012

“Solar Energy. Its Importance in our Future”

Speaker: Bill Bender, President, Solaflect Energy


October 2011

“The Future of Wind Power in NH. The Lempster Wind Power Project”

Speaker: Ed Cherian, Director of New England for Iberdrola Renewables


October 2010

“The Northern Pass. The Proposed High Voltage Transmission Line Between Quebec and NH”

Speakers: Will Abbott, Vice President for Policy and Land Management, Society for the Protection of NH Forests, and Marie T. van Luling, Vice President for Communications, NE Utilities System


October 2009

“Water … More Important than Oil”

Panel discussion with members of the Enfield, Grantham, and Springfield Conservation Commissions, and Eastman’s Lakes and Streams Committee, followed by representatives from Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, The Nature Conservancy-NH, and the Upper Valley Land Trust