Events

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hamilton Hall, 1130 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 702
Top journalists discuss their experiences covering health, science, and the environment. Brief talks are followed by audience Q&A. Speakers include: - Don McNeil: Health & Science reporter at the New York Times - John Timmer: Senior Science editor at Ars Technica - Yaffa Fredrick: Opinion Editor at CNN - Moderator & Professor: Claudia Dreifus of the New York Times + Exciting surprise guests TBA! This event is an open session of "Writing About Global Science for the International Media," a course in Columbia's Sustainability Management program. The talk is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:10 PM - 7:00 PM
Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life, 606 W. 115 St., New York, NY 10025 5th Floor
The Integrative Capstone Workshop serves as the culminating educational experience for students in the M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, designed to integrate the distinct fields of the program's sustainability management curriculum. Students must draw on both the practical skills and the analytical knowledge they have gained in order to address crucial sustainability management issues as consultants for a real-world client. This summer students have undertaken the project "Moving the Forest Carbon Efficiency Curve: A strategic look at the options for expanding access to the California GHG Cap and Trade Program" for the Vermont Land Trust and Lyme Timber.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Room 1501
The Earth Institute's Office of Academic and Research Programs and the School of International and Public Affairs present the Summer Final Briefings, for the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy. Open to the public.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and Columbia University's School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability: the Master of Science in Sustainability Management, which emphasizes sustainability that prioritizes the protection of Earth's systems and resources as well as the spread of social and economic opportunities for all people; the Certification in Sustainability Analytics, which provides the technical and quantitative skills to collect, disseminate, and analyze sustainability-related information; the Certification in Sustainable Water Management, which focuses on water issues at the nexus of natural science, social science, and public policy; and the Certification in Sustainable Finance, which combines training in sustainability and financial management through the concepts of sustainability economics, investment, accounting, risk management, and communication. During this online information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability Management master's program, will discuss these options and will be joined by program administrators and admissions representatives.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027
The Earth Institute and Columbia University's School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability: the Master of Science in Sustainability Management, which emphasizes sustainability that prioritizes the protection of Earth's systems and resources as well as the spread of social and economic opportunities for all people; the Certification in Sustainability Analytics, which provides the technical and quantitative skills to collect, disseminate, and analyze sustainability-related information; the Certification in Sustainable Water Management, which focuses on water issues at the nexus of natural science, social science, and public policy; and the Certification in Sustainable Finance, which combines training in sustainability and financial management through the concepts of sustainability economics, investment, accounting, risk management, and communication. During this online information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability Management master's program, will discuss these options and will be joined by program administrators and admissions representatives.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Friday, September 22, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
John W. Valley Charles R. Van Hise Professor Department of Geoscience University of Wisconsin-Madison http://geoscience.wisc.edu/geoscience/people/faculty/john-valley/
Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Jerome Greene Hall, 435 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 104
The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law presents the third David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: "The Present and Future of EPA," a presentation by Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013-2017. 6:15pm: Wine and cheese reception 7:00pm: Lecture and Q&A session This event is co-sponsored by the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and The Earth Institute, Columbia University. This program is supported by the David Sive Memorial Fund, which is generously supported by Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and Columbia University's School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability: the Master of Science in Sustainability Management, which emphasizes sustainability that prioritizes the protection of Earth's systems and resources as well as the spread of social and economic opportunities for all people; the Certification in Sustainability Analytics, which provides the technical and quantitative skills to collect, disseminate, and analyze sustainability-related information; the Certification in Sustainable Water Management, which focuses on water issues at the nexus of natural science, social science, and public policy; and the Certification in Sustainable Finance, which combines training in sustainability and financial management through the concepts of sustainability economics, investment, accounting, risk management, and communication. During this online information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability Management master's program, will discuss these options and will be joined by program administrators and admissions representatives.
Saturday, October 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) presents the annual Open House. Tour a lab, participate in hands-on earth science demonstrations, and learn from world-renowned researchers about their latest discoveries. Registration and further event information will be posted on the Open House website as it becomes available: http://openhouse.ldeo.columbia.edu/ Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is a core component of the Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027
The Earth Institute and Columbia University's School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability: the Master of Science in Sustainability Management, which emphasizes sustainability that prioritizes the protection of Earth's systems and resources as well as the spread of social and economic opportunities for all people; the Certification in Sustainability Analytics, which provides the technical and quantitative skills to collect, disseminate, and analyze sustainability-related information; the Certification in Sustainable Water Management, which focuses on water issues at the nexus of natural science, social science, and public policy; and the Certification in Sustainable Finance, which combines training in sustainability and financial management through the concepts of sustainability economics, investment, accounting, risk management, and communication. During this online information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability Management master's program, will discuss these options and will be joined by program administrators and admissions representatives.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Monday, October 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and Columbia University's School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability: the Master of Science in Sustainability Management, which emphasizes sustainability that prioritizes the protection of Earth's systems and resources as well as the spread of social and economic opportunities for all people; the Certification in Sustainability Analytics, which provides the technical and quantitative skills to collect, disseminate, and analyze sustainability-related information; the Certification in Sustainable Water Management, which focuses on water issues at the nexus of natural science, social science, and public policy; and the Certification in Sustainable Finance, which combines training in sustainability and financial management through the concepts of sustainability economics, investment, accounting, risk management, and communication. During this online information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability Management master's program, will discuss these options and will be joined by program administrators and admissions representatives.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The briefing, delivered by the IRI's Chief Climate Forecaster Tony Barnston, explains the upcoming IRI ENSO forecast and seasonal climate (precipitation, temperature) forecast. Tony will also discuss the implications of the forecast on society around the globe, and the probabilities and skills of the current forecast.