Events


Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus The Faculty House


Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
DEES Dissertation Defefense:Subseasonal-to-Decadal Predictability of Extreme Rainfall Events in South East South America for the Austral Summer
Speaker: Angel Muoz, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor


Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Business Strategies for Sustainability
Speaker: Bill Barry, Consultant, Macmillan Publishing, Sustainability Program
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Kent Hall, 413


Friday, January 30, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Raffaele Ferrari, Breene M. Kerr Professor of Oceanography, Department of Earth, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, February 03, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Book Launch: Sustainability Policy - Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy
Moderator: Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute; Speakers: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; William Eimicke, Director, Picker Center for Executive Education and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Alison Miller, Deputy Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Wednesday, February 04, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm EST
The Field of Sustainable Finance: Foundations and Future Growth
Welcome: Steven Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Introduction; Satyajit Bose, Lecturer in the Discipline of Economics, Columbia University; Moderator: Travis Bradford, Director, Energy and Environment Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Speakers: Frank Barbarino, Vice President, Goldman Sachs; Michael Davis, Director, Institutional Client Relationships, Calvert Investments; Sonal Mahida, US Network Manager, the Principles for UN Responsible Investment Initiative; Kevin Parker, CEO, Sustainable Insight Capital Management; Amy Springsteel, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Voya Financial
Location: The Columbia Club, James Madison Room, 2nd Floor, 15 W. 43rd St., New York NY 10036


Wednesday, February 04, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The New Climate Economy
Speaker: Stefan Knupfer, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Thursday, February 05, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: online


Friday, February 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
The Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory presents the Earth Science Colloquium.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Saturday, February 07, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: New Insights about Ocean Acidification
Speaker: Taro Takahashi, Ewing Lamont Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Tuesday, February 10, 2015 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Fast Fashion: Disposable Society and the Soul
Speaker: Elizabeth L. Cline, Author, Journalist and Musician
Location: Union Theological Seminary, 80 Claremont, Room 101


Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Financing the Transition to a Green Economy
Speaker: Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Friday, February 13, 2015 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm EST
DEES Open Dissertation Defense: Surface-wave Analysis and its Application to Determining Crustal and Mantle Structure Beneath Regional Arrays
Speaker: Ge Jin, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor


Friday, February 13, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
W.S. Jardetzky Lecture
Speaker: Roger Bilham, Professor, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, February 16, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
DEES Open Dissertation Defense:Accretion and Subduction of Oceanic Lithosphere - 2D and 3D Seismic Studies of Off-Axis Magma Lenses at East Pacific Rise 937-40'N Area and Downgoing Juan de Fuca Plate atCascadia Subduction Zone
Speaker: Shuoshuo Han, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor


Monday, February 16, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Sustainability/Profitability Connection
Speaker: Vance A. Merolla, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Global Supply Chain, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Friday, February 20, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Richard E. Zeebe, Professor, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Leadership and Urban Sustainability
Speaker: Beth Strommen, Director, Baltimore Office of Sustainability, Baltimore, Maryland
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Friday, February 27, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Christopher Spiers, Professor, Geosciences, Utrecht University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, March 04, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Banks and Sustainable Finance
Speaker: Camilla Seth, Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase, Office of Environmental Affairs
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Friday, March 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: David Keith, Professor of Public Policy, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Saturday, March 07, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: Trying to Understand Reactions in Melts and Rocks
Speaker: Peter Keleman, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Deputy Director for Education, Lamont-Doherty Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Monday, March 09, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: City Politics and Sustainability
Speaker: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability Performance
Speaker: Hilary Varnadore, Executive Director, STAR Communities
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop:The Source and Solution to Groundwater Arsenic Contamination
Speaker: Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, April 01, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Bicycle, Activism, and Sustainable Cities
Speaker: Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Friday, April 03, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555


Wednesday, April 08, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Protecting New Yorks Water
Speaker: Paul Gallay, President and Hudson Riverkeeper, Riverkeeper
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop: BAM! Studying Impact Sites in Russia
Speaker: Dallas Abbott, Adjunct Research Scientist, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics (MG&G), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Market Innovation
Speaker: Yerina Mugica, Associate Director, CMI, Center for Market Innovation Program
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Climate Resilient Communities
Speaker: Susan DesRoches, Assistant Chief of Resilience and Sustainability, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (invited)
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Innovative Strategies for Sustainability Management
Speaker: George Sarrinikolaou, Director of the Office of Academic and Research Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Saturday, May 02, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop: Microbes in the Sea - Demonstrations and Activity Session for the Marine Science Resource Kits
Speakers: Sonya Dyrhman, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Sheean Haley, Senior Staff Associate, Division of Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

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