Events



November 07, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Teachers' College, 525 West 120th Street.

Speakers: Peter T. Coleman, Director AC4; Morton Deutsch, Professor Emeritus, Teachers College





November 08, 2012 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: The Phylogeny of Basal Coelurosaurian Theropods (Archosauria: Dinosauria) and Patterns of Morphological Evolution during the Dinosaur-Bird Transition

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) 200 Central Park West, Linder Theatre, New York City

Speaker: Stephen Brusatte, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





November 08, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
M.A. Program in Climate and Society Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 603 Schermerhorn

Speakers: Ben Orlove, Co-Director, MA Program in Climate and Society; Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, columbia University; Cynthia Thomson, Assistant Director, MA Program in Climate and Society, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 09, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Sensitivity of Intrusions of Circumpolar Deep Water onto Antarctic Continental Shelves to Changes in the Atmosphere

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Michael Dinniman, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University





November 09, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: How You Can Be Involved in the Columbia Community's Sustainability Efforts

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room

Speaker: Cathy Resler, Office of Environmental Stewardship, Columbia University





November 09, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Basal Plumbing for the Changing (ice) Masses"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Timothy Creyts , Associate Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





November 12, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in the Tropics - Analysis of two Multi-factorial Systems

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Daniel Ruiz Carrascal, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





November 12, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online 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





November 12, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Warming Arctic, Changing Planet

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

Moderator: Andy Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University; Blogger, DotEarth, Speakers and Panelists: Julie Payette, Canadian Astronaut, Scientific Delegate, Quebec Government Office; Natalie Boelman, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Kevin Griffin, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Igor Krupnik, Anthropologist, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History; Stephanie Pfirman, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Science, Barnard College; Pierre Richard, Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada;Bruno Tremblay, Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University





November 13, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Seasonal Forecast Modelling in South Africa: How the IRI Has Helped to Make It Possible

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell 205

Speaker: Willem Landman, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa





November 13, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Millennium Villages and the Green Revolution in Africa

Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program, Co-Chair, Millennium Project Hunger Task Force, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 14, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Food Security

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

Speakers: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program; Director, Millennium Villages Project, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jessica Fanzo, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Institute of Human Nutrition and Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of International Public Affairs, Director of Nutrition Policy, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Peter Grace, Visiting Senior Research Scientist, Professor of Global Change, Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology; Hope Michelson, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.





November 14, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: The Deadly Link Between Slavery and Environmental Destruction

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel, 121st Street and Broadway

Speaker: Kevin Bales, Co-Founder, Free the Slaves





November 15, 2012 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Monell Building Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





November 16, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Effect of Tropospheric Jet Latitude on Coupling between the Stratospheric Polar Vortex and the Troposphere

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Chaim Garfinkel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University





November 16, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Using Physics to Assess Long-term Flood Risk from Tropical Cyclones"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Kerry Emanuel , Professor of Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology





November 19, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series

Columbia University Comer Building, 1st floor conference room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W, Palisades NY

Speakers: Dr. Habibul Ahsan, PI, Columbia University Super Research Program Health Effects of As Longitudinal Study (HEALS) project; Director, Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, University of Chicago; Dr. Kazi Matin Ahmed, Columbia University Super Research Program scientist; Professor, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka's





November 19, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
After Sandy: Climate and Coastal Future

Columbia University, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

Speakers: Various





November 20, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Cities and Climate Change - Contemporary Issues in Global Land and Water Management

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Daniel Hillel, Adjunct Senior Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS); Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 27, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Center for Global Health and Economic Development

Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Joanna Rubinstein, Assistant Director, International Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 28, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





November 28, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Technology Policy and Global Warming

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

Speakers: Richard Nelson, George Blumenthal Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Business and Law, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Director, Program on Science, Technology and Global Development, The Earth Institute; Bhaven Sampat, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Elliott Sclar, Professor of Urban Planning, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, and Nickolas J. Themelis, Director, Earth Engineering Center, Earth Institute, Stanley-Thompson Professor Emeritus, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University.





November 28, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





November 30, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Space-time Patterns of Convective Rain Cells and Flash Flood Response in the Eastern Mediterranean

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Efrat Morin, Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem





November 30, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: The Role of Regulatory Agencies in Clean-up of Hazardous Waste

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room

Speaker: Dale Carpenter, Chief, Clean Air and Sustainability Division, US Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) Region 2





November 30, 2012 from 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm EST
Special Lecture with Dr. Jane Lubchenco: Creative Solutions at the Interface of Science and Policy

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium,

Speaker: Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator





November 30, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Climate Is Not What You Expect

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Shaun Lovejoy, Professor, McGill University





December 03, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
MPA Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1

Speakers: Various





December 04, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: The Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





December 04, 2012 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Open House Event: The Earth Institute's Professional Development Program in Environmental Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 603 Schermerhorn Hall

Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Executive Education and Professional Development Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





December 04, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





December 05, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





December 10, 2012 from 7:00 am to 8:30 am EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online 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





December 10, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Value of Water TweetChat

Twitter: The hashtag for the conversation is #valueofwater.

Speakers: Various





December 10, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Workshop Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room

Speakers: Various





December 11, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: Unfinished Thoughts: Religion, a Relevant Life, and Contradictions Along The Way

Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Joseph Gerson, Disarmament Coordinator; Director, Programs; Director, Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee in New England





December 12, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Improved Winter Forecasts

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Judah Cohen, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.





December 12, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





December 14, 2012 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Boron in Foraminiferal Calcite as an Indicator of Seawater Carbonate Chemistry

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Katherine Allen, Postdoctoral Research Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





December 17, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center Health Sciences Campus: William Black Medical Research Building Pharmacology Library, Room 724,

Speakers: Peter Knappett, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Frederick Domann, Carver College of Medicine, Professor, University of Iowa





December 18, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online 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





December 19, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
A public lecture by Eric Strobl: The impact of Typhoons on Chinese Local Economic Activity: a View from Outer Space

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219

Speakers: Eric Strobl, Associate Professor, Ecole Polytechnique, External Professor, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, The University of the West Indies; John Mutter, Director, PhD Program in Sustainable Development; Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor, International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.





December 19, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





December 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society Briefing and Climate Forecast

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY, Monell Auditorium

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Shuhua Li, Kevin Coffey, Francesco Fiondella Various





January 07, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online 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





January 14, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Lessons from Bangladesh for a Post-Sandy New York

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Armstrong Hall, Codan Conference Room (3rd Floor)

Speakers: Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; William Solecki, Institute for Sustainable Cities, Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY); Saleemul Huq, International Institute for Environment and Development, International Center for Climate Change and Development; Nazrul Islam, Bangladesh Environment Network





January 14, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Tropical Cyclone Activity for the Western North Pacific during the Last Six Decades, derived from Regional Climate Simulations and Observations

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Monika Barcikowaska, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research





January 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate And Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Auditorium Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





January 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Impact of the Atlantic Coastal Environment on Evolving Quasi-linear Convective Systems

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Kelly Lombardo, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University





January 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Information Session for the Master of Science in Sustainability Management

Columbia Club 15 W. 43rd St. New York, NY

Speakers: Various





January 25, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Understanding Climate Model Biases in Southern Hemisphere Mid-latitude Variability

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Isla Simpson, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics





January 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Workshop on Social Media: "Beyond Cats: Communicating Scientific Endeavors Using Social Media"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Rebecca Fowler, Development Writer/Grants and Communications, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Brian Kahn, Communications Coordinator, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute, Columbia University.





January 28, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center Pharmacology Library, Room 724, Black Building

Speaker: Koren Kathleen Mann Associate professor of Oncology, McGill University; Project Director, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.





January 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





January 31, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EST
Scenarios for a Sustainable World

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Cary Krosinsky, Executive Director, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets (NSFM)





February 01, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Diagnosing Land-atmosphere Coupling and its Impact on Climate Variability in GFDL's Climate Models

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Alexis Berg, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University





February 01, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Summer Practicums in Environmental Sustainability

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, King's Room

Speaker: Eugenia Manwelyan, Program Director, EcoPracticum





February 01, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Earthquake Loss Modeling on a Global Scale: Balancing Empirical & Physics-Based Approaches"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: David Wald, Geophysicist, United States Geological Survey





February 05, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Alumni Center 622 West 113th Street The Schapiro Room

Speakers: Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Programs, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jonathan Katz, Author and Journalist





February 07, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: Research as Witness: Psychological Studies of Extreme Historical Events

Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Robert Jay Lifton , Lecturer in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York.





February 08, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Career Paths and Obtaining an Internship in the Field of Sustainable Development

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, King's Room

Speaker: Rebecca Schnall, Senior Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education.





February 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: CANCELLED

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Scott M. McLennan Professor, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University.





February 12, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Environmental Triggers of Outbreaks in Seasonal Vector-borne Diseases

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 137

Speaker: Michael Wimberley, Professor and Senior Scientist, South Dakota State University





February 12, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





February 13, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
United Nations Climate Negotiations: Perspectives From a Small Island Nation

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101

Introduction: Jack B. Weinstein, Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; Moderator: Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice; Director, Center for Climate Change Law; Speaker: Tony deBrum, Minster in Assistance to the President of the Marshall Islands; Radley Horton, Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University





February 15, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Response of Atmospheric Convection to Vertical Wind Shear - Cloud-resolving Simulations with Parameterized Large-scale Circulation

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Usama Anber, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





February 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Food and the Environment: ISERP Seminar Series

Columbia University/Barnard College Morningside Campus The Diana Building Room 501

Speakers: Paige West, Moderator , Professor, Department of Anthropology, Barnard College and Columbia University; Panelists: Dickson Despommier, Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health; Matthew Hoffman, Professor, Department of Food Studies, New York University; Amy Trubeck, Professor, Department of Nutrition Food Science, University of Vermont





February 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Sea Ice and Abrupt Climate Events

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Camille Li, Marie Tharp Fellow; University of Bergen and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. Norway





February 19, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Online Information Session

This event will take place online.

Speakers: Various.





February 20, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Special Seminar: Recent Results from Greenland and Antarctic Ice Cores

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Seminar Room - -1st floor

Speaker: Jean Jouzel, Laboratory of the Science of the Climate and the Environment/ Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, 2013 Vetlesen Prize Winner





February 21, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
SEAS Colloquium in Climate

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Sindeband East 414

Speaker: Susan Solomon, Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)





February 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate And Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





February 22, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Boundary Layer Dynamics and Deep Ocean Mixing in Mid-Atlantic Ridge Canyons

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Rebecca Walsh Dell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography





February 22, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Public Careers in Environmental Conservation in New York State

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, King's Room

Speaker: Betsy Ukeritis, Regional Environmental Educator, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.





February 22, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Predicting and Projecting Hurricane Activity

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gabriel Vecchi, Research Oceanographer, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NOAA.





March 05, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





March 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Snowfall Shuffle: Changes in Global Snow under 2xCO2

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Sarah Kapnick, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory





March 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Using Paleo-Climate to Constrain Future Projections"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gavin Schmidt, Physical Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute Columbia University





March 08, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
CANCELLED: Addressing Public Health System Challenges in Haiti

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 501 Schermerhorn Hall

Speakers: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, Director, Health, Millennium Villages Project, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD) The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Programs, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Dr. Florence Guillaume, Minister, Public Health and Population, Republic of Haiti





March 13, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Recent Trends in Temperatures, Extremes and Hydroclimate

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Faculty Room

Speakers: Gavin Schmidt, Deputy Chief, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS); Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jason Smerdon, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University





March 15, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Impact of the South China Sea ENSO Signal on the Indonesian Throughflow - Its Large Scale Consequences

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Arnold Gordon,Associate Director, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Severe Thunderstorms and Climate Change

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Harold Brooks, Head, Mesoscale Applications Group, NSSL-NOAA





March 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series

Columbia University Medical Center Health Sciences Campus Allan Rosenfield Building, 11th Floor Conference Rm, Room 1101

Speaker: Dr. Arup K. SenGupta, P.C. Rossin Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University





March 18, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





March 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





March 22, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Agro-Infomatics in Uruguay

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 137

Speaker: Jorge Corral , Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of the Republic, Uruguay





March 22, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: On the Interpretation of Inter-model Spread in CMIP5 Climate Sensitivity Estimates

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Jessica Vial, Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique (LMD)





March 26, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Capacity Building for Public Sector Performance in Haiti- Challenges & Opportunities

The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, Earth Institute Conference Room, Room 253

Speakers: Karl Jean-Louis, Executive Director, OCAPH, Haiti Aid Watchdog; Philippe-Raymond Cantave, President and Chief Executive Officer, Capacity Building Consulting Group





March 26, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 2929 Broadway, Fifth Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





March 27, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
The Art Science Dating Game

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

Moderator: Nilda Mesa, Associate Dean for Administration, School of Journalism, Columbia University; Speakers: Robin Bell, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University;Robert Chen, Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute; Kenneth Broad, Co-Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; Director, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science, University of Miami; Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, METs current artist-in-residence, Lars Jan, Founder and Director, Early Morning Opera, Eve Mosher, Artist and Interventionist





March 28, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
State of the Planet 2013: Water Security

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium; Live webcast will also be available

Moderator: Laura Trevelyan, BBC World News America; Speakers: Raman Ahuja, Independent Advisor (formerly with Unilever, FieldFresh Foods & Firmenich S.A, India); John Briscoe, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, Harvard University; Mark Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences, Columbia University; Rich Delaney, Senior Vice President Global Operations, PepsiCo, Inc.; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Brian Richter, Global Freshwater Team, The Nature Conservancy; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Richard Sandor, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Financial Products, LLC; Francisco de Assis de Souza Filho Director, Columbia Water Center, Brazil; Sue Tsokris, Vice President , Global Citizenship and Sustainability, PepsiCo Foundation





March 28, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Earth Summit - Resolution Social Venture Challenge

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Presidential Room 1

Speakers: Various





March 28, 2013 from 7:10 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Climate and Society Lecture Series: Energy, Finance and Climate Change Working Together or Pulling Apart?

Columbia University Morningside Campus 141 Uris Hall ***N.B. if you do not have a CUID and wish to attend, please contact Cynthia Thomson (cct2117@columbia.edu)

Speakers: Kenvin Parker, former Global Head, Deutsche Asset Management; Travis Bradford, President and Founder, Prometheus Institute for Sustainable Development; Manuel Pinho; Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University





March 29, 2013 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Reevaluating the Constraints on Styles and Amounts of Extension in Southeastern Idaho

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Marc Vankeuren, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





March 29, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Pinging the tropical Pacific: Atmospheric Blocking as a Mechanism for Charging Equatorial Pacific Heat Content

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Bruce Anderson, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University





March 29, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Stratospheric Ozone: How We Came to Understand its Chemistry and Response to Perturbations

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Richard Stolarski, Research Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University





April 04, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: The Millennium Village Project; Designing Complex Systems in Poor Rural Communities

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House

Speakers: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Prabhjot Singh, Director, Systems Design, Millennium Villages Project, Co-chair, One Million Community Health Workers, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.





April 04, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session

Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd Street, NYC

Speakers: Various





April 05, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Sea-level Variability in the Tropical Pacific: From Inertia-gravity Waves to Rossby Waves

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Tom Farrar, Associate Scientist, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution





April 05, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Inaugural Award of the Jardetzky Medal and 17th Annual W.S. Jardetzky Lecture: Past and Contemporary Climate Change: Evidence from Earth's Ice Cover

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Geography, Atmospheric Science Program. Director, Byrd Research Center, The Ohio State University.





April 10, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Ice Sheet Basal Processes and Thermal Structure

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

Speaker: Michael Wolovick,Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





April 10, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Online Information Session

This event will take place online (via Adobe Connect).

Speakers: Various





April 11, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
CSSR Seminar: Inter-subjectivity & Inter-being: A Psychoanalytic and Buddhist Approach to Relationship

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Pilar Jennings , Mixing Minds





April 12, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Glacial Oscillation and Abrupt Climate Change: Unified Perspective from a Box Model

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Dick Ou, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science





April 12, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Drought Under Global Warming

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Aiguo Dai, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY.





April 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Comer Building, 1st floor conference room 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York

Speakers: Miroslav Stblo, Associated Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Alexander van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





April 16, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Green Growth as a response to the European Crisis

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Altschul Auditorium Room 417

Speakers: Georgios Papandreou, Member of Parliament, Former Prime Minister of Greece, SIPA Global Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University and Laurence Tubiana, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), Sciences Po Paris. Conference Chair: Claude Henri, Professor of Innovation and Sustainable Development, Sciences Po Paris, Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.





April 16, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Governing Space in a Metropolitan Age

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Fayerweather Hall, Room 200

Speaker: Vincent Feltesse, President of the Bordeaux Urban Community, Bordeaux, France, Mayor of the City of Blanquefort, France, 2001-2012





April 17, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
A Strategy for Sustainable Development in the United States

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 18, 2013 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
The World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group: Sustainable Development for Human Security

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Keynote: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Lee Schwartz , Director, Office of the Geographer and Global Issues, U.S. Department of State; Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Ayako Kagawa,Chief Geographic Information Officer, United Nations Disengagement and Observer Force and Geographic Information Officer, United Nations Cartographic Section; Deborah Balk, Associate Director, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research; Marc Levy, Deputy Director, CIESIN, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jeff Shaman, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.





April 19, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Starting Your Own Company and Integrating Business with Philanthropy

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 2910 Broadway (corner of 114th), Hogan Hall, Conference Room A.

Speaker: Josh Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, JunkLuggers





April 19, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
A Conversation on America's Future: Joe Scarborough and Jeffrey Sachs

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Miller Theatre and Live Webcast: earth.columbia.edu/webcast

Speakers: Joe Scarborough , Host, MSNBC Morning Joe; Jeffrey D. Sachs , Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 19, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Native American Geoscientists: A Perspective

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Jacquelyn Bolman, Director of the Indian Natural Resources, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP) at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.





April 22, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
World Leaders Forum: Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti

The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY

Speaker: Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister, Republic of Haiti





April 23, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Microgrids: A Smart Solution for Energy Efficiency and Resiliency

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library

Panelists: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Matthew Fairy, Vice President, Marketing, Pareto Energy; Joshua Milberg, Vice President, Business & Operations; Director, Smart Grid, Willdan Energy Solutions; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair Professor and Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology.





April 24, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Future Africa: "Sharks, Spies, and Science"

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Room

Speaker: Jonathan Ledgard, Director, Afrotech lab, EPFL; Africa Correpsondent at Large,The Economist





April 25, 2013 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session

Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval

Speakers: Various





April 25, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Student Advisory Council (EISAC) 2013 Spring Event: Closing the loop - Technology & Sustainability

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 417, Altschul Auditorium

Moderator: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute: Speakers: Lisa Sachs, Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Marc Levy, Deputy Director of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network; Caroline Kruse, Development Director at Lower East Side Ecology Center; Steven Brautigam, Assistant Commissioner, Environmental Affairs, NYC Dept. of Sanitation.





April 26, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Knowing What to Expect: A Study in Feedback Timescale of Clouds and Water Vapor

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Neil Gordon, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory





April 26, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Student Research Showcase

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speakers: Various





April 26, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Returning Samples from Mars: No Prospect of an End?

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Scott McLennan, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University.





April 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
On Carbon Pricing: Some Countries Price Carbon Extensively and Are Prosperous -- What About Yours?

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Moderator: Klaus Lackner, Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Speakers: James Hansen, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University; Claude Henry, Professor of Innovation and Sustainable Development, Sciences Po Paris, Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University





April 30, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Supporting Education and Smart Monitoring in Haiti: A Discussion with the Sophia Stransky, CEO of the Digicel Foundation

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Trustees Room

Featured Speaker: Sophia Stransky, Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Foundation, Haiti; Discussants: Radhika Iyengar, Director, Education Sector, Center on Globalization and Sustainble Development; Sarah Muffly, Nigeria Group, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development; Alex Fischer, Associate Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development; Tatiana Wah, , Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 30, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management Capstone Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





May 01, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Final Workshop Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Rooms

Speakers: Various





May 01, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555, ID is required to enter Lerner Hall

Speakers: Various





May 01, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Online Information Session: M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certificates in Sustainable Water Management and Sustainability Analytics

On-line. Registration Required.

Speakers: Steve Cohen, Director, MS in Sustainability Management Program





May 02, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Revisiting Seasonal Predictions of Tropical Rainfall Using Subseasonal Scenario: A New Approach to Detect and Extract Predictable Signals at Regional Scale

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 205

Speaker: Vincent Moron, Aix-Marseille Universit, CEREGE UM 34 CNRS, Aix en Provence, France





May 02, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 5:25 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop Spring 2013 Briefings: Storm Damage, Climate Change, and Adaptation Planning in Rockland County

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569

Speakers: Various





May 02, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
CSSR Seminar: The Neuropsychology of Sustainable Happiness - Prospects for the Convergence of Brain Science and Compassion Training

Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Joe Loizzo, Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science





May 03, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Imaging the Magma System Beneath an Erupting Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcano: What We Are Learning From the First 3D Multi-Channel Seismic Study of the R/V Langseth.

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Suzanne Carbotte, Bruce C. Heezen/Lamont Research Professor, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.





May 06, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop Spring 2013 Briefings: The Net Zero Energy Initiative; Bike New York; Broadway--1000 Steps

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569

Speakers: Various





May 06, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Farewell, Fred Voodoo - A Book Talk with Author Amy Wilentz on the Portrayal of the Haitian People

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Alumni Center, The Schapiro Room, 8th Floor

Speakers: Amy Wilentz, American Writer, Journalist, English and Literary Journalism Professor, University of California, Irvine; Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia Journalism School; Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 07, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Extraction

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555

Moderator: Peter Kelemen, Arthur D. Storke Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University. Speakers: Geoffrey Abers, Lamont Research Professor, Associate Director, Division of Seismology, Geology & Tectonophysics, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Roger Anderson, Doherty Senior Scholar, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; James Meigs, Editor-in-chief, Popular Mechanics; Sarah Odland, Business Manager, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Anthony Yuen, Global Energy Strategist, Citi Research





May 08, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Cass Sunstein | Automatically Green: Behavioral Economics and Environmental Protection

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 501 Schermerhorn Hall

Speaker: Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Author





May 09, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
W. S. Jardetzky Lecture: Curiosity's Mission at Gale Crater, Mars

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: John P. Grotzinger, Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology.





May 10, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series - Knowing What to Expect: Global Modeling of Internal Tides within an Eddy-resolving General Circulation Model

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Brian Arbic, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan





May 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Deep Sea Earthquakes: Science and Technology

AppNexus Auditorium, 28 W. 23rd St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10010

Speaker: Maya Tolstoy, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





May 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Can Haitian Story-telling, Imagination and Oral History Traditions Influence Popular Environmental Risk Perception?

Columbia University Morningside Campus Teachers College Russell Hall, Room 305

Speakers: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Columbia University; Laura Simms, Award-winning Performer, Writer, Educator; Jean Refuse, Director, Haitian American Foundation for Cultural Exchange; Moderated by Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, and Alex Fischer, Associate Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Knowing What to Expect: Observing Climate Variability in Drake Passage

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Janet Sprintall, Research Oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography





May 17, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: How to Constrain Low-Cloud Feedbacks Through Hierarchical Physical Modeling.

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Tapio Schneider, Professor of Climate Dynamics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Geological Institute.





May 20, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center Mailman School of Public Health Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room 1101 Allan Rosenfield Building 722 West 168 Street

Speakers: Yun Zhou, Director, International Cooperation, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES); Yan Zheng, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, City University of New York, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Joseph Graziano, Director, Columbia University Super Research Program, Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Professor, Pharmacology, College of Physicians and Surgeons; Alexander van Geen, Associate Director, Columbia University Superfund Research Program, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.





From May 21, 2013 at 9:00 am through May 23, 2013 at 5:00 pm EDT
Climate Change - Recent Discoveries and Future Challenges: Abrupt Climate Change in a Warming World (ACCWW) Symposium

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





May 24, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Knowing What to Expect: Tropical Cyclone Genesis Factors in Paleoclimate Simulations

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Robert Korty, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University





June 26, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Masters of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Summer Mid-term Briefings

Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





July 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Thorium and Protactinium in Sediments from the Bermuda Rise in the Deep Western North Atlantic

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Gene Henry, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





July 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate & Society And Climate Forecast Briefings

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster; Wilco Terink, FutureWater, The Netherlands





August 06, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speakers: Various





August 14, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Summer Final Briefings

Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





August 27, 2013 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Aquanauts summer internship: Final Presentation

Hogan Hall Conference Room A

Speakers: Various





September 03, 2013 from 4:15 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Sustainability Management

Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street

Speaker: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy & Energy and Environmental Policy Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Director, Master of Science in Sustainability Management, School of Continuing Education, Columbia University





From September 06, 2013 at 8:00 am through September 07, 2013 at 8:00 pm EDT
Advancing Evidence-Based Solutions for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda: 1st Annual Conference on Sustainable Development Practice (ICSDP)

Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs The Kellogg Center, 15th Floor

Speakers: Various





September 06, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Impact of climate change on tropospheric ozone

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Spearker: Chang Lang, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Johns Hopkins University





September 09, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online

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





September 09, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Special Lecture: "Continental Environmental Scientific Drilling in China: Asian monsoon and inland aridification"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Zhisheng An, Professor, Director, The Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences.





September 10, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:On the linkages between cloud vertical structure and large-scale climate

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Ying Li, Colorado State University





September 10, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Overview of Earth Systems Research, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street

Speaker: Art Lerner-Lam, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Adjunct Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory





September 11, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Special Seminar: Do North American Megadroughts Occur Randomly?

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Jason Smerdon, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.





September 13, 2013 from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm EDT
FUELING ENERGY, FINANCE, AND PUBLIC SERVICE: Collaborative Solutions for Environmental Protection, Energy Efficiency & Resiliency

Columbia University, Morningside Campus International and Public Affairs Building Kellogg Center, 15th Floor

Speakers include: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Linda Greenstein, Senator, State of New Jersey, 14th District; Robert L. Jesse, Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health, United States Department of Veterans Affairs.





September 13, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: A revisit of Climate Feedbacks: From Manabe-Wetherald Model to Stratospheric Climate Change

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Jianhua Lu, Florida State University





September 13, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Black Sea Flood and the Invention of the Wheel

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Richard W. Bulliet, Professor, Department of History, Columbia University





September 16, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Comer Building, 1st floor conference room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York

Speakers: Ana Navas-Acien, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Jing Sun, Columbia SRP Graduate Student, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Unibersity





September 16, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session

Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street

Speakers: Various





September 17, 2013 from 4:15 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum - Evaluating Project Success: Infectious Diseases

Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center, 606 West 115th Street

Speaker: Jeff Shaman, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Columbia University





September 20, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:New perspectives on the role of oceans in transient climate change

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Kyle Armour, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science, MIT





September 20, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Regional-Scale Aerosol-Climate Feedbacks of Anthropogenic and Biogenic Aerosols

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Allison Steiner, Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences





September 24, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
A Conversation with UN-Habitat

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Jed D. Satow Conference Room

Presentor: Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director, UN-Habitat; Moderator: Jacqueline Klopp, Associate Research Scholar, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Discussants: Elliott D. Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development; Professor, Urban Planning, Columbia University; David King, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning, Columbia University





September 24, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum - Evaluating Project Success: Droughts and Sustainability

Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Speaker: Bradford Lyon, Research Scientist, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.





September 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
MPA Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1

Speakers: Various





September 27, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:Vertical near-sea-floor ocean mixing in a valley at the Mid -Atlantic Ridge

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Sandra Tippenhauer GEOMAR





September 27, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Sustainable Architecture

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room

Speakers: Ilana Judah, Manager of Sustainability, FXFOWLE Architects





September 27, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Seismicity, Stress, and Complex Fault Structure: A Case Study from the Yuha Desert, California Following the 2010 M7.2 El Mayor Cucapah Earthquake

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Elizabeth S. Cochran, Research Geophysicist US Geological Survey, Visiting Associate in Geophysics, California Institute of Technology





September 30, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Environmental Constraints of Economic Growth: An Evening with Jeremy Grantham

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Italian Academy 1161 Amsterdam Avenue

Speaker: Jeremy Grantham, Co-founder, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO)





October 02, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Mid-term Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





October 03, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Hunger U -- Educate. Discuss. Empower

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Wien Courtyard, 116th Street between Amsterdam and Morningside Avenues

Speakers: Various





October 03, 2013 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Experimenting with Conflicts Constructively: In Search of Identity

Teachers College, Columbia University 525 West 120th Street New York, NY 10115

Speaker: Professor Michal Alberstein, Head of the conflict management and negotiation interdisciplinary program, Bar-Ilan University and Visiting Professor, Fordham Law School.





October 04, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:Overestimated global warming in the past 20 years

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: John Fyfe Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, Environment Canada





October 04, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: A Landscape Effect On The Demography Of Adelie Penguins In The Western Antarctic Peninsula Region

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: William R. Fraser, President, Polar Oceans Research Group.





October 07, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics: ONLINE Information Session

Online Information Session

Speakers: Various





October 08, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
An Ethics of Vulnerability: How Bioethics and Ecology Challenge Political Philosophy and Humanism

Columbia University, Morningside Campus , Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research (CEPSR) Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Corine Pelluchon, Full Professor in Practical Philosophy, University of Franche-Comt, Besanon, France





October 09, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.A. in Climate and Society Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 506

Speakers: Various





October 11, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Physical Mechanisms Controlling the Self-Aggregation of Convection in Idealized Numerical Modeling Simulations

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Allison Wing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology





October 11, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Become Involved on Campus

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room

Speakers: Columbia University Columbia Aquanauts & EcoReps





October 11, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability 1015 Schermerhorn Extension, 10th Floor Columbia University, MC 5557 1200 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027

Speakers: Various





October 11, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur D. Memorial Lecture: Mineralogical Co-Evolution of the Geo- and Biospheres: "Metallogenesis, the supercontinent cycle, and the rise of the terrestrial biosphere"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Robert M. Hazen, Senior Staff Scientist, Geophysical Laboratory Executive Director, Deep Carbon Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Earth Science, George Mason University.





October 14, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session

The Columbia Club 15 W. 43rd St. New York, NY

Speakers: Various





October 15, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: NYCs Urban Resiliency Plan

Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, the Center for Climate Systems Research, the Earth Institute, Columbia University.





October 16, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Breaking 'Bergs - recent observations from a decaying iceberg

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemstry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Till Wagner Scripps Institute for Oceanography





October 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast and Climate and Society Briefings

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY, Monell Building

Speakers: Tony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster
Dr. Narendra Das, Research Scientist, Water and Carbon Cycle Group, NASA JPL





October 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: The role of salt in the adiabatic overturning circulation

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Christopher Wolfe Scripps Institute of Oceanography





October 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate reanalysis developments at ECMWF

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Room 137

Speaker: Dick Dee, head of reanalysis at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)





October 21, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, EHS Conference Room (room 1101), Allan Rosenfield Building (eleventh floor), Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168 Street, New York City

Speakers: Dibyendu Sarkar, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies; Director, Environmental Management PhD Program, Montclair State University; Brandilyn Peters, PhD Candidate, Department of Environment Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.





October 22, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability 1015 Schermerhorn Extension, 10th Floor Columbia University, MC 5557 1200 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027

Speakers: Various





October 22, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Is Sustainability Sustainable?: A Post-Bloomberg NYC Panel Discussion

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library

Moderator: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Panelists: Rohit Aggarwala, Professor of Professional Practice, Faculty of International and Public Affairs; Special Advisor to the Chair of the C40 Cities; Sergej Mahnovksi, Director, Mayors Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, City of New York





October 23, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: America's Water: Renewing Our Aging Infrastructure

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Broadway Room

Speakers: William Becker, Vice President and the Drinking Water Practice Leader, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Daniel Bena, Senior Director of Sustainable Development, Pepsico; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center, the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University; Douglas M. Owen, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Arcadis; Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor of Earth & Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Deputy Director and Director of Research, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jeffry Sterba, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Water.





October 24, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online

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





October 24, 2013 from 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm EDT
Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference

Columbia University Teachers College 525 West 120th Street

Speakers: Leymah Gbowee, Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network; Nobel Laureate; Peter T. Coleman, Director, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Co-Director, Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity, Earth Institute; Professor, Psychology and Education, Teachers College





October 24, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
American Meteorological Society's NYC/Long Island Chapter Seminar: What are climate models good for?

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSER Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Gavin Schmidt, Climate Scientist, Deputy Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies





October 25, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Global Energy Initiative at 21st Century Fox

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center Shapiro Room

Speakers: Global Energy Initiative at 21st Century Fox





October 25, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Strategies to Improve Crop Adaptation to Warmer and Drier Climates

Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Campus Monell Building, Room 205

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Reynolds , Strategies to Improve Crop Adaptation to Warmer and Drier Climates, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)





October 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Upper Mantle Oxidation State Implications for the Asthenosphere

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Elizabeth Cottrell, Director, Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.





From October 28, 2013 at 8:00 am through October 30, 2013 at 6:00 pm EDT
4th Annual AgMIP Global Workshop

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House

Speakers: Various





October 29, 2013 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Geoengineering: Science and Governance, Debating Climate Engineering

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Buell Hall, East Gallery

Moderator: Scott Barrett, Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Earth Institute, Columbia University.; Speakers: Clive Hamilton, Professor of Public Ethics, Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University; David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.





October 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Haiti Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Haitis National Strategic Development Plan - Planning in the Absence of Reliable, Recent Data

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 1510

Speaker: Frantz Verella, Former Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Communication; Lead Author of the Plan Stratgique de Dveloppement dHati





October 31, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Haiti Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Haitis National Strategic Development Plan: Designing Local Investment and Capacity Building Programs

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, TBD

Johnny Celestin, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ministre de la Plannification et de la Coopration Externe





From November 01, 2013 through November 02, 2013, All Day Event
2nd Annual Conference on Diaspora Engagement & Innovation in Haiti

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Speakers: His Excellency Paul Altidor, Ambassador of Haiti to the United States; Manolia Charlotin, Editor-in-Chief, Haitian Times; Katleen Felix, International Consultant, Migration and Development





November 01, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Propagation of Climate Forcing Uncertainties into Crop Models - The Case of Satellite Rainfall Estimates in the Soudano-sahelian Zone

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, 205 Monell Building

Speakers: Johanna Ramarohetra, Universit Paris Jussieu, France





November 01, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Back to Fronts: New Methods for Understanding Phytoplankton Dynamics

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Peter Franks, Professor of Biological Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego





November 06, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EST
The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555, ID is required to enter Lerner Hall

Speakers: Various





November 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: A century of US climate change

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Martin Hoerling NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory





November 08, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: The Growing Field of Corporate Sustainability

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room

Speakers: Katy Mixter, Program Associate, Citi Corporate Sustainability





November 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Myth and Reality Associated with Risks of Water Contamination from Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in the USA

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Avner Vengosh, Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University.





November 12, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Haiti Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Haitis National Strategic Development Plan & Plan Implementation -- The Role of Mobile Technology and Access

Columbia University, Teacher's College, Gottsman Library, Room 306, 3rd Floor

Speaker: Maarten Boute, Former CEO, Digicel Haiti; Current CEO of Re-Volt S.A.





November 12, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: International and National Climate Law

Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Speaker: Sheldon Welton, Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Faculty of Law, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University.





November 12, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificates in Sustainability Analytics and Sustainable Water Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

Speakers: Various





November 12, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Climate - Past, Present and Future

Rauschenberg Project Space, 455 W. 19th Street, New York, NY

Speakers: Various





November 13, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





November 14, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Fall 2013 Columbia Environmental Student Group Summit

Columbia University Morningside Campus Earl Hall, Auditorium

Speakers: Various





November 15, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
DEES Thesis Proposal: Develop Effective Remediation Strategies for Arsenic-Contaminated Aquifers at US Superfund Sites

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Comer Seminar Room, First Floor

Speaker: Jing Sun, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





November 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "O Water, Where (in Nominally Anhydrous Minerals in a Convecting Mantle) Art Thou?"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: David L. Kohlstedt,Professor, Rock and Mineral Physics Lab, University of Minnesota.





November 18, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Comer Building, 1st floor Conference Room 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York

Speaker: Sara V. Flanagan, Senior Research Staff Assistant, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 19, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online

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





November 20, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





November 20, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Special Seminar: Birth of a Plate Boundary At ~12 Ma in the Ancestral Cascades Arc, Walker Lane Transtensional Rift of California And Nevada

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium,

Speaker: Cathy Busby, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.





November 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing/Climate and Society Briefing

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster,
Dr. Stewart-Ibarra, a Research Scientist and Latin America Research Program Coordinator for the Center for Global Health & Translational Science at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Ashley Curtis, Staff Associate, IRI





November 22, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics Seminar: Tropical Cyclones in Past Climates

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room,

Speaker: Robert Korty Texas A&M





November 22, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: A Career Path in Sustainable Development

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center Shapiro Room

Speakers: Rebecca Schnall, Senior Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education (CCE)





November 22, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Did Earth Lose its Balance Before the First Animals Evolved?"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Adam Maloof, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University





November 25, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EST
NYC Summit on Children: Keynote with Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Cinema, 2nd Floor

Keynote Speaker: Bill de Blasio, Mayor-Elect, City of New York





December 02, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

Speakers: Christopher B. Barrett, Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University; Mark A. Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University; Director, M.A. Program in Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center; Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University.





December 02, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Information Session: Earth Institute Sustainability Graduate Programs

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





December 03, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Master of Science in Sustainability Management Capstone Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





December 04, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





December 06, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Columbia University's Sustainability Initiatives

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room

Speakers: Allie Madison Schwartz, Assistant Manager of Data and Communications and Jessica Prata, Assistant Vice President, Columbia Environmental Stewardship





December 09, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Workshop Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 569

Speakers: Various





December 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





December 19, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY

Speakers:




January 06, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online

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





January 09, 2014 from 11:00 am to 11:45 am EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





January 15, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





January 16, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society/Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI Climate Group; Helen Greatrex, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, IRI Financial Instruments Group





January 22, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Introduction to the Profession of Sustainability Management

Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501

Speaker: Steve Nicholas, Vice President for U.S. Programs, Institute for Sustainable Communities, and former Director of the City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment





January 23, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





January 24, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Arctic Climate History of the past 3.6 Myrs from Lake El'gygytgyn, NE Russia: Making sense of the Warm Pliocene and Super Interglacials

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Julie Brigham-Grette, Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst





January 27, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York

Speakers: Margaret Karagas, Professor and Vice Chair of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School; Huaming Guo, Professor, School of Water Resources & Environment, China University of Geosciences





January 27, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University





January 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





January 28, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Online

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





January 29, 2014 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am EST
Facing the Challenges of Climate Change: How To Achieve a Global Deal in Paris in 2015?

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor

Speaker: Marie-Hlne Aubert, Senior Policy Advisor to French President Franois Hollande for International Environmental and Climate Change Negotiations; Discussant: Emmanuel Guerin, Associate Director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.



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