Lecture Recordings

The role of commercial biocontrol in sustainable agriculture: Current status and future trends
May 05, 2024
Dr. Shimon Steinberg
Chief Scientific Officer, BioBee Sde Eliyahu Ltd


March 31, 2024

Prof. David Fortus
Department of Science Teaching, WIS



February 4, 2024

Dr. Yaniv Altshuler
MIT Media Lab


Advanced oxidation process for the enabling of a circular plastic economy

July 2, 2023

Dr. Noam Steinman

Lead Chemist, Plastic Back

Campus as a Living Laboratory for Sustainability: Energy, Food, and Trash

May 7, 2023

Prof. Catherine Middlecamp

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies University of Wisconsin- Madison, USA

Model Farm for Sustainable Agriculture in Newe Ya’ar Research Center – Challenges and Opportunities

April 23, 2023

Prof. Hanan Eizenberg

Newe Ya'ar Research Center (ARO) Volcani Institute, Israel

Innovation & Public Policy to Solve Climate Change

March 19, 2023

Mr. Ram Amar

CEO of Rewind.earth



The Israeli Climate Tech Ecosystem

January 15, 2023

Mr. Uriel Klar

Director of PLANETech

Estimating Climate Change Mitigation Potential Through Dryland Forestation Actions

December 18, 2022

Shani Rohatyn-Blitz, PhD

Coordinator for Research and Foreign Relations Forestry Division, KKL-JNF Israel

(*Partial recording due to technical problems)

Supervision of fishing and nature conservation at sea

October 30, 2022

Mr. Guy Lavian

Head of marine rangers team, Central district, Israel Nature and Parks Authority

(*Partial recording due to technical problems)

How members of the public can engage in effective political action for the climate

September 04, 2022

Dr. Seth Wynes

Postdoctoral Fellow at Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada


FreezeM - making insect farming simple, sustainable, and scalable

July 03, 2022

Dr. Yuval Gilad

Co-Founder & CEO FreezeM

Energy Storage with Rechargeable Batteries: Challenges from the Materials Science Perspective

June 19, 2022

Dr. Michal Leskes

Department of Molecular Chemistry and Materials Science Weizmann Institute of Science

Conservation outside protected areas: Designing multifunctional landscapes for the mutual benefit of people and biodiversity

May 29, 2022

Prof. Assaf Shwartz

Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Plant Death in the Anthropocene

May 16, 2022

Dr. William M. Hammond

Assistant Professor of Plant Ecophysiology, Agronomy Department, University of Florida, USA

Growing structural proteins into advanced materials for food security

May 02, 2022

Prof. Benedetto Marelli

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Poachers, Mammals and Birds The Endless Story

April 3, 2022

Prof. Gila Kahila Bar-Gal

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

A geologic perspective on anthropogenic climate change

March 20, 2022

Prof. Itay Halevy

Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences Weizmann Institute of Science

Environmental challenges and opportunities in the Red Sea - the last coral reef standing?

February 6, 2022

Prof. Maoz Fine

Dept. of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior The Hebrew University of Jerusalem The Interuniversity Insititute for Marine Science, Eilat

Synthesis of sustainable fuels and chemicals from waste, water and air

November 21, 2021

Prof. Erwin Reisner

University of Cambridge Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK

Our changing atmosphere: Carbon, consequences, and capture

July 26, 2021

Prof. Jeffrey A. Reimer

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University of California Berkeley, California, USA


Aviation, shipping and the climate change challenge

July 7, 2021

Prof. Alice Larkin

Head of the School of Engineering and a researcher in the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK

An unintended worldwide experiment: Impact of COVID-19 on the global chemical composition of the atmosphere

June 7, 2021

Prof. Dr. Guy Pierre Brasseur

Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany

Cooperative Carbon capture in metal–organic frameworks

May 3, 2021

Prof. Jeffrey R. Long - (click here for a short introduction)

Departments of Chemistry and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Wind turbines: are we replacing one environmental problem with another?

April 11, 2021

Dr. Yehoshua Shkedy

Chief Scientist, Israel Nature and Parks Authority

Ecosystem ecology to inform global biodiversity restoration

March 16, 2021

Prof. Thomas Crowther

Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


What’s beyond my water bill? The environmental impacts of the drinking water system in Israel - Implications for adopting life cycle thinking

February 14, 2021

Dr. Vered Blass

The Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Head of Innovations in Industrial Ecology Lab, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Exploring the potential of Angiosperm resurrection plants for food security in Africa

January 24, 2021

Prof. Jill M. Farrant

Dept. of Molecular & Cell Biology, Uni. of Cape Town, South African Dept. of Science and Innovation & National Research Foundation South African Research Chair in Systems Biology Studies on Plant Desiccation Tolerance for Food Security. Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Droplets of life - Harvesting water from desert air

December 7, 2020

Prof. Omar M. Yaghi

James and Neeltje Tretter Chair Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA Co-Director: Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at Berkeley, USA, California Research Alliance by BASF


The impact of oil spills on the reptiles in the Avrona reserve, Southern Arava valley

November 22, 2020

Prof. Amos Bouskila

Dept. of Life Sciences & Mitrani Dept. for Desert Ecology at the Blaustein Inst. for Desert Research Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel