Next America’s Water Webinar Event: Innovating Policy to Address Nutrient Pollution From Agriculture
Pollution runoff from America’s farms is one of our nation’s most serious water challenges. Join us for a discussion with James Shortle, noted agriculture and environmental economics professor at Penn State University on how we can innovate policy to address nutrient pollution from agriculture.
Webinar Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 12pm EST
To join the webinar, sign in at: https://cuahsi.adobeconnect.com/_a1027428284/waterfuture/
About our presenter:
Dr. James Shortle received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Iowa State University. His work focuses on the economics of agri-environmental policies, incentives for water quality management, and climate change impacts on agriculture and water resources. His work has been funded by a variety institutions including Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, the US Department of Agriculture Office of the Chief Economist, the National Science Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. He has received awards for outstanding research from the American Water Resources Association, the Agricultural Economics Society, and the Northeast Association of Agricultural and Resource Economists. He has served on peer review and advisory panels for federal and state agencies, including recent membership on the National Research Council Committee on Science for EPA’s Future, and the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee to the EPA Science Advisory Board. He has served on the editorial boards of several agricultural and environmental economics journals.