Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Amazon 4.0: Defining a Third Way for the Amazon

Join the DRCLAS Brazil Office as they discuss the bio-economy for the Amazon in "Amazon 4.0: Defining a Third Way for the Amazon" as part of the 24 Hours of Harvard program. 

Speaker: Carlos Nobre, Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
Discussant: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center on the Environment
Moderators: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Co-Chair Brazil Studies Program and Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population; Co-Chair, Brazil Studies Program 

Carlos A. Nobre is an Earth System scientist from Brazil. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA), Brazil, in 1974 and obtained a PhD in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in 1983. He dedicated his scientific carrier mostly to Amazonian and climate science at Brazil’s National Institutes of Amazonian Research (INPA) and Space Research (INPE). He was Program Scientist of the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). He is a former National Secretary of R&D of Ministry of Science and Technology of Brazil and former President of the Federal Agency for Post-Graduate Education (CAPES). He is foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences, member of the Brazilian Academy of Science and of the World Academy of Science. He was awarded the Volvo Environmental Prize in 2016, the Von Humboldt Medal of EGU in 2010 and was one of the authors of IPCC AR4 awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He is presently a senior researcher with the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo and the creator of the Amazon Third Way-Amazonia 4.0 Initiative.

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