Fulbright scholar to give climate change lecture at Hawai‘i CC, May 7

The Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) International Education Committee is pleased to present a climate change lecture by Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar Dr. Tzvetan Spassov.

The lecture is titled, “The Impacts of Climate Change in the Agricultural Sector: U.S. Policies for Adaptation to a Warmer Climate.”

The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place on Thursday, May 7 in Kaneikeao (Building 379, Room 1) at Hawai‘i CC’s Hilo campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Participants can meet the speaker during a social hour with light refreshments from 10:30-11 a.m. The lecture, which will include a question and answer period, is from 11-12 p.m.

In Sofia, Bulgaria, Tzvetan Spassov is an Adjunct lecturer in Sustainable Development at the Faculty of Industrial Technology, Technical University of Sofia, http://www.tu-sofia.bg and the Department of National and International Security, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, http://www.nbu.bg.

Currently, Dr. Spassov is a Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University for the academic year 2014-2015.  There he is conducting research that analyzes various climate change impacts on the agricultural sector, and he is looking at rational and efficient uses of available
resources, renewable energy resources, new business and employment opportunities in the U.S., especially in the Midwest states.

For questions please contact Dr. Pamela Scheffler at pamela.scheffler@hawaii.edu, or 934-2622.

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