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Thursday, February 22, 2018 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Retrofitting a building to reduce carbon emissions in the current Canadian market can offer returns of up to 15-20%. So why has the response been so seemingly low? Chandra Ramadurai, CEO of Efficiency Capital explores the rapidly evolving energy efficiency landscape with an overview of current and historical market value, and his professional insight into the future of performance based investment structures in this WISE Public Lecture. All are welcome at this free event and questions from the audience are encouraged.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Emily Stanley, professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin Madison, presents, "Aquatic Methane at Small and Large Scales ."

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST

Quantum mechanics reveals that at its core, the world is not as it seems – it is far more interesting.
 
In the quantum world, outcomes are counter-intuitive, differing from what we expect based on our everyday experiences. The particle physicist Richard Feynman remarked that this means we seem to have to walk “a logical tightrope” when we talk about a quantum system.  
 

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