Edward Struzik

Edward Struzik

Edward Struzik has been writing about scientific and environmental issues for more than 30 years. A fellow at the Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, his numerous accolades include the prestigious Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy and the Sir Sandford Fleming Medal, awarded for outstanding contributions to the understanding of science. In 1996 he was awarded the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship and spent a year at Harvard and MIT researching environment, evolutionary biology, and politics with E.O. Wilson, Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin. His 2015 book, Future Arctic, focuses on the effects of climate change in the Canadian Arctic and the impacts they will have on rest of the world. His other books include Arctic Icons, The Big Thaw, and Northwest Passage. He is an active speaker and lecturer, and his work as a regular contributor to Yale Environment 360 covers topics such as the effects of climate change and fossil fuel extraction on northern ecosystems and their inhabitants. He is on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, a citizens’ organization dedicated to the long-term environmental and social well-being of northern Canada and its peoples. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Webinar: The New Reality of Wildfire in North America

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:30pm EDT

Fire plays an important role in maintaining healthy forests, but wildfires are changing. Glance at headlines from all over the globe and you’ll see wildfires are growing more intense and destructive, endangering human lives and entire ecosystems...

Fire plays an important role in maintaining healthy forests, but wildfires are changing. Glance at headlines from all over the globe and you’ll see wildfires are growing more intense and destructive, endangering human lives and entire ecosystems.

Join Island Press for a free webinar discussing the past, present, and future of wildfires in North America. Science journalist Edward Struzik will provide insights into the landscape changes that he witnessed while writing his book, Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future. Fire ecologists Andrew Barton and Helen Poulos will delve into the differences between geographical areas and types of forests across North America.

The panelists will discuss how wildfire and climate are shaping our forests and the implications of changes on fire management practices.

Panelists:

Moderator: Jennifer Marlon, research scientist at Yale's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

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Ed Struzik at the Luskin Center for Innovation

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm PDT
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Room 2355
Los Angeles, CA 90095
United States

Ed Struzik at the Luskin Center for Innovation Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2355 337 Charles E. Young Drive East Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ed Struzik at the Luskin Center for Innovation
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2355
337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Join the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation in welcoming Edward Struzik to discuss his book Firestorm. The evening event will include a reception, presentation, panel discussion, author Q&A, and book signing. 

Featured speaker: Edward Struzik
Panelists: Douglas Bevington, Environment Now (moderator); Beth Burnham, North Topanga Canyon Fire Safe Council; Chad Hanson, The John Muir Project (invited); Alex Hall, UCLA; Chief Ralph Terrazas, City of Los Angeles

Ed Struzik at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:00pm MDT
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear Street
Banff, AB T1L 1A3
Canada

Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

Thursday, April 5, 7 PM

Edward Struzik will speak to his latest book, Firestorm, that...

Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

Thursday, April 5, 7 PM

Edward Struzik will speak to his latest book, Firestorm, that warns of larger and more frequent fires that will be increasingly difficult to manage. Edward Struzik is a writer, photographer, public speaker. He believes that the worst is yet to come for both forest towns and ecosystems if we fail to adapt to the new wildfire paradigm that is unfolding. Introduction by Cliff White.