Plastina to serve as panelist for Hawkeye Decarbonization Summit

Dr. Alejandro Plastina will serve as a panelist for the University of Iowa Public Policy Center's "Hawkeye Decarbonization Summit 2022." The forum is "A two-day workshop bringing together Decarb2040 partners, the University of Iowa community of researchers, staff and students interested in decarbonization, practitioners, and funding agency representatives to explore the path forward."

Plastina is one of three panelists that will present on how decarbonization can lead to stronger rural communities. The other panelists include Debbie Reed of the Ecosystems Services Market Consortium and Steven Hall, an associate professor in Iowa State's Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology. Marc Lederman of the University of Iowa's Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences will serve as moderator.

The forum takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 21 and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on April 22. The forum will be presented both in-person and virtually. You can learn more about the forum and register here.

(Released March 2022)