Smart Green Cities: Franklin and Eleanor Distinguished Lecture at RU on Sept. 26

fdr-lecture-f16Please join Roosevelt’s Center for New Deal Studies for the 23rd Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture, Monday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Ganz Hall. Woodrow Clark II, who holds a Ph.D. and three MAs, one of which is in political science from Roosevelt University, will give a talk entitled “The Green Industrial Revolution is Here Today as Smart Green Cities” (pdf).

The author, co-author and editor of eleven books and over 70 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Clark is an internationally recognized expert, public speaker and advisor on global, regional, national, and community sustainable solutions to climate change. A former Manager of Strategic Planning for Technology Transfer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with the University of California, he served as one of many contributing scientists and experts for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He also chaired the first Research Team (1997) for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCC).

Dr. Clark’s talk will be based on his most recent book, with Grant Cooke, Smart Green Cities: Toward a Carbon Neutral World (Routledge, 2016). A light reception will follow the talk. Please RSVP to or 312-341-3838.

Contact Dr. Margaret Rung, Director, Center for New Deal Studies (, for more information.

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