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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Sherburne “Shere” Abbott to Keynote 25th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks

The Honorable Sherburne “Shere” Abbott is vice president for sustainability initiatives and University Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy at Syracuse University. As stated ion her NYSERDA Board biography information, Shere's research and teaching interests lie at the interface of science and society—principally on issues related to climate change, energy and sustainability.  Prior to her current appointment, she was a senior advisor to President Barack Obama serving as a deputy to the President’s science advisor. She was responsible for coordinating the research and development portfolio for environment and natural resources, including overseeing the $2.4 billion U.S. Global Change Research Program, and the interagency committees on earth observing systems, air and water quality, disaster reduction, ecological services, toxins, the Arctic, and ocean science and technology.  To learn more about Ms. Abbot, CLICK HERE to see her Syracuse University bio information.