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Reverse Global Warming? Grassland Restoration & Carbon Sequestration
December 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seth Itzkan is an environmental futurist with twenty five years experience consulting with private and public agencies on strategies for success in changing times. He is President of Planet-TECH Associates, a consultancy focusing on trends and innovations, and Advisory Board Chairperson for Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, an educational nonprofit focusing on the role of biology to help reverse global warming. Seth’s clients include The Boston Foundation, where he helped conceive
and implement the Hub of Innovations tool as part of the Boston Foundation Indicators Project. Other clients have included the US Bureau of the Census and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Seth is a graduate of the Tufts College of Engineering and the University of Houston Masters of Science Program in Studies of the Future. In 2003 Seth was featured on the cover of the Boston Globe Metro Region section in an article titled “The Local Forecast.”
Ridge Shinn is an expert on producing and marketing 100% grass-fed beef, and managing grasslands for multiple benefits: nutrient-dense foods; carbon sequestration, soil fertility and biodiversity; energy savings; and revitalized rural economies. In addition to managing his own herd, Ridge co-founded Hardwick Beef, a successful meat company, and has developed markets and distribution systems for 100% grass-fed beef throughout the northeastern US.