Events



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.





January 29, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session

1015 Schermerhorn Extension (10th Floor) Columbia University Morningside Campus

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) invites you to learn more about the 2014 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program.





January 29, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Approaches to the Integration of Sustainability in U.S. Cities

Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501

Speaker: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia





January 31, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Environmental Health

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Dr. Regina Santella, Center Director of the NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan





January 31, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquiumn: Probing The Molecular Basis For Microbe-Dissolved Organic Matter Interactions In The Marine Environment

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Elizabeth Kujawinski, Associate Scientist w/ Tenure, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.





February 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Making of Greener Products

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Al Iannauzzi, Ph. D., Senior Director, Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety, Johnson & Johnson





February 06, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Communicating about Food, Agriculture and Innovation: An Open Discussion

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Garden Room 2

Speakers: Margie Alsbrook, Director, Hunger U; Jack Bobo, Senior Advisor, Biotechnology, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Rene "Nikko" Viqueira, Social Media, Oxfam Actions Corps NYC





February 07, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Lower East Side Ecology Center

Columbia University Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A

Speaker: Daniel Tainow, Education Director, Lower East Side Ecology Center





February 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: World in Motion: Insights from the Many Modes of Deformation of the Earth

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Jeff Freymueller , Professor, Geophysical Institute and Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.





February 12, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Sustainable Built Environment and Behavior Change

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Jonathan F. P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies





February 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





February 14, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Surface wind variations measured from time series EO/IR images of riverine surfaces

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

Speaker: John Dugan, Arete Associates





February 14, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Uplifting Sandpiles and Fruitcake: Tectonic forcing and geomorphic response along Cascadia and the Mendocino Triple Junction

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

Speaker: Josh Roering, Professor, Earth Surface Process Laboratory, University of Oregon.





February 19, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in New York City

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Susanne E. DesRoches, LEED AP, Assistant Chief, Resilience and Sustainability, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey





February 21, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric warming rate

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

Speaker: Ben Santer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory





February 21, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: International Development with the Peace Corps

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Carey Clinton, New York City Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps





February 21, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Earthquake Alert: Harnessing BIG data to satisfy societal needs (and facilitate new science)

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

Speaker: Richard Allen, Director, Seismological Laboratory; Professor, University of California, Berkeley.





February 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House

Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, MS in Sustainability Management





February 26, 2014 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
Sleepwalking Into the Future: Why the Geographic Perspective and Geospatial Technologies are critical to 21st Century Education and Society

Columbia University Morningside Campus Butler Library, 208b

Speaker: Joseph Kerski, Education Manager, ESRI





February 26, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Low-Carbon Transportation

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Lori Ardito, First Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation





February 28, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Reconstructing Dinosaur Body Temperatures

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

Speaker: John Eiler, Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology and Professor of Geochemistry, California Institute of Technology.





March 03, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST
The 2014 Cross-Cutting Initiative and Earth Clinic Seed Funding Symposium

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555

Moderator: Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Deputy Director and Director of Research, The Earth Institute, Columbia University Speakers: Brendan Buckley, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice Columbia Law School; Director, Columbia Center for Climate Change Law; Johannes Urpelainen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University; Lise Johnson, Associate Research Scholar, Columbia Law School; Senior Legal Researcher, Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Joerg Schaefer, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





March 04, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





March 04, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Editor's Night at Writing about Global Science for the International Media

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall

Host: Claudia Dreifus, Adjunct Professor, International and Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University





March 05, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Mid-term Briefings

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

Speakers: Various





March 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Agriculture

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Howard W. Buffett, Executive Director, Howard G. Buffett Foundation, former policy advisor in the Executive Office of the President of the United States





March 06, 2014 from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Timescales of Magma Ascent during Explosive Eruption -- Insights from the Re-equilibration of Magmatic Volatiles

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

Speaker: Alexander S. Lloyd, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Studies (DEES), Columbia University





March 07, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Orographic precipitation in the tropics: results from DOMEX

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

Speaker: Campbell Watson, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University





March 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
19th Annual W.S. Jardetzky Lecture: Postmodern Geophysics and Ice Age Climate

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Jerry X. Mitrovica, Professor of Geophysics, Harvard University; Director, Earth System Evolution Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR).





March 10, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





March 11, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





March 12, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Thermochronology of Detrital Minerals -- Devonian Old Red Sandstones and the Late-orogenic Evolution of the Caledonide Mountains

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

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





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

Online

Speakers: Various





March 12, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Sustainability/Profitability Connection

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Vance A. Merolla, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Global Supply Chain, Colgate-Palmolive Company





March 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Managing Energy Efficiency: Translating Policy into Action in the Real World

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library

Moderator: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Panelists: Elizabeth Ackerman, Director, Economic Development & Energy Policy, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities; Ron Araujo, Manager, Conservation & Load Management, Northeast Utilities Service Company; Frank Evans, Regional Vice President, Northeast, Willdan Energy Solutions; Richard Kauffman, Chairman of the NYSERDA Board of Directors, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York





March 14, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: OBSERVATIONAL AND MODELING STUDY OF OCEAN CIRCULATION, AIR-SEA INTERACTIONS, AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES OFF THE U.S. EASTERN SEABOARD AND GULF OF MEXICO COAST

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

Speaker: Ruoying He, Professor, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University





March 14, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Idealized Cloud-System Resolving Modeling for Tropical Convection Studies

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

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





March 14, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Natural variability and anthropogenic trends in the ocean carbon sinkn

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Galen A. McKinley , Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.





March 19, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House

Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

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





March 21, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Making the Grade: How to Fix America's Failing Water Infrastructure

Live Webinar

Moderator: Dan Bena, Sustainable Development Executive, PepsiCo Panelists: Katherine Alfredo, Research Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Laurent Auguste, Director, Innovation and Markets, Veolia Environment; William Becker, Vice President, Hazen and Sawyer; Corporate Drinking Water Practice Leader; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center; Alan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, Columbia University, Gretchen McClain, former CEO, Xylem Inc.; Alan Roberson, Director of Federal Relations, American Water Works Association; Tess Russo, Research Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 25, 2014 from 10:15 am to 11:15 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: The Dynamics of Low-frequency Hydroclimate Variability in Southwest North America

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

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





March 26, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Role of Clean Technology in Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief executive Officer, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering





March 28, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: The mid- and high-latitude response to the extratropical transition of Supertyphoon Dale (1996)

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

Speaker: Andrea Land, Assistant Professor, Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY.





March 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Social Justice with UNICEF

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A

Speakers: Jessica OHerron, Global Citizenship Fellow; Hillary Larman, National Office Fellow, U.S. Fund for UNICEF





March 28, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Slow Earthquakes and Weakness of Major Tectonic Faults: Connections Between Fault Strength, Fabric, and the Mode of Frictional Sliding

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

Speaker: Chris Marone, Professor and Associate Head, Graduate Programs, Penn State University





March 28, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Aruba's Vision for Creating Sustainable Prosperity

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Ballroom

Speaker: Michiel Godfried "Mike" Eman, Prime Minister of Aruba





March 30, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Ocean Acidification and Climate Change

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

Speaker: Brbel Hnisch, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





April 02, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Cynthia Cummis, Deputy Director, GHG Protocol, World Resources Institute





April 03, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Spring 2014 Conflict Resolution Alumni Career Panel and Mixer

Columbia University, Teachers College Campus, Grace Dodge 177 and 179

Speakers: Various





April 03, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Information Session

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

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





April 04, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Ocean Bottom Pressure Seasonal Cycles and Decadal Trends from GRACE Release-05: Ocean Circulation Implications

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

Speaker: Gregory Johnson, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration





April 04, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Growth of the Maritime Continent as the Trigger for Recurring Ice Ages

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

Speaker: Peter Molnar, Professor of Geological Sciences; Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado at Boulder





April 07, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Fossil Fuel Divestment at Columbia University: A Discussion on Perspectives and Policies

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Earl Hall

Speakers: Adela Gondek, Lecturer in the Discipline of Ecology, Evolution and Enviromental Biology, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Klaus Lackner, Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, the Earth Institute, Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering, Columbia University; Ken Lassner, Chartered Financial Analyst, Aperio Group; Ian Trupin, Organizer, Responsible Endowments Coalition





April 08, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Haiti Dialogue Series: Bono Legal Support in Haiti -- Approaches to Judicial Training and Legal Reforms

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library The Trustees Room

Speakers: Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste, Human Rights and Access to Justice Program, Vance Center for International Justice; Eric Ordway, International Arbitration Group, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; David Griffiths, Business Finance & Restructuring Department, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP





April 09, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House

Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, M.S. in Sustainability Management





April 09, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Energy Strategies

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Jigar Shah, Jigar Shah Consulting





April 11, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Remote Detection and Measurement of Catastrophic Landslides using Seismology

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Gran Ekstrm Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





April 16, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Resilience and Electric Grid

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Sergej Mahnovski, Consolidated Edison





April 17, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Briefing

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

Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI





April 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





April 18, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
2014 Spring Diversity Lecture: "It's about Time: How We Can (Finally) Get More Women into STEM

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Eileen Pollack, Author





April 21, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center Mailman School of Public Health EHS Conference Room (room 1101) Allan Rosenfield Building

Pinar Keskin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Wellesley College, will give a talk on, Water Quality Awareness and Infant Health: The Role of Breastfeeding. Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, will present, Potential Alternative Water Sources in Arsenic-Impacted Areas of Cambodia.





April 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault

Columbia University Lamont Campus Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room

Speaker: Jiyao Li, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





April 23, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:10 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Investigating the Dynamics of the Woodark Rift, Papua New Guinea, Using Teleseismic Earthquakes

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room

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





April 23, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Sustainable Communities

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Howard Slatkin, Director of Sustainability and Deputy Director of Strategic Planning, NYC Department of City Planning





April 24, 2014 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 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Western Antarctic Peninsula- Rapid Climate Change and an Ecosystem Near a Tipping Point

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Faculty Room Low Memorial Library

Speaker: Hugh Ducklow Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





April 25, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Sustainable Architecture

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Rick Cook, Architect and Founding Partner, COOKFOX Architects





April 25, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Suite

Speakers: Various





April 25, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Geology of Europa: Exploring a Potentially Habitable Ocean World

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Robert Pappalardo, Senior Research Scientist and Europa Study Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology





April 29, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Self Beyond Itself: Rethinking How Societies Can Become More Humane

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speaker: Heidi M. Ravven, Professor, Religious Studies, Hamilton College; Introduction: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





April 30, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





April 30, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Cutting-edge Strategies for Sustainability Management

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speakers: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; George Sarrinikolaou, Director, Office of Academic and Research Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 01, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





May 02, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: The role of upper ocean dynamics on oceanic primary production

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

Speaker: Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Physical Oceanography





May 02, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Antarctic Circumpolar Current during the Last Glacial Maximum

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Professor, Georgia Tech.





May 04, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Air, Water and Stone - Lowering CO2 through Sequestration

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: David Goldberg, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 06, 2014 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Late Cenozoic Aridification and the Rise of C4 Plants in Northern Africa

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

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





May 08, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop Presentations

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555 (Must have ID)

Speakers: Various





May 12, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Unearthing the LGM and Deglacial Hydroclimatic Record of the Mono Basin, CA

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

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





May 13, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





May 19, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
The Development and Application of Long-range Forecasting of Extreme Events Across Australia

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building, Room 205

Speaker: Chris White, Research Scientist, University of Tasmania





May 19, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, Lamont Campus Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York,

Speakers: Alison Sanders, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Hun Bok Jung, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)





May 21, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





May 23, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Interannual variability in the North Atlantic SST and wind forcing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Room 205

Speaker: Andreas Groth, University of California, Los Angeles





June 03, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





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

Online

Speakers: Various





June 12, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
What's Behind What People Want: Perspectives on Values for the SDGs

United Nations Secretariat Building, 1st Avenue and East 45th Street, Conference Building, Conference Room 2

Speakers: Monsignor Marcelo Snchez Sorondo, Chancellor, Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Science, Roman Catholic Church; Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Director, Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN); Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on the MDGs





From June 19, 2014 at 9:00 am through June 20, 2014 at 10:00 pm EDT
The North American Student Energy Summit

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall

Speakers include: Jigar Shah, Founder, SunEdison, Former CEO of Carbon War Room; Mark Jacobson, Professor, Stanford University, Founder, The Solutions Project; David Biello, Editor, Environment and Energy, Scientific American; Mike Gordan, CEO, Joule Assets, Co-Founder, ConsumerPowerline; Albert Luu, Vice President, Structured Finance at SolarCity; Jason Bordoff, Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, Former Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Energy and Climate on the National Security Council; Robert Hallman, Former Deputy Secretary of New York State Department of Energy and Environment; Greg Zuckerman, Author of "The Frackers". Wall Street Journal Special Correspondent; David Felman, Senior Financial Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Michael Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Klaus Lackner, Director, Lenfest Centre for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





June 19, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Cimate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI





June 30, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Cool Roofing and Coating Systems: Not a Whitewash

Columbia University Morningside Campus 309 Havemeyer Hall

Speakers: Kent Jobe, Director, IBC Groups; Luke Falk, Professor, Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program; Sustainability Manager, Related Companies





July 17, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus, Monell Building, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Climate Forecaster





July 30, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Sustainability Essentials Training (SET) Program Information Session

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Alumni Center 622 West 113th Street

Speakers: Various





August 12, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Final Briefings

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

Speakers: Various





August 13, 2014 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 School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor

Speakers: Various





August 13, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Extended monsoon episodes - processes understanding and their prediction capability

Monell Building Room 137 Lamont Campus Columbia University Palisades, NY

Speakers: Dr. H Annamalai, Senior Researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, Manoa





August 13, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: providing innovative technologies for disaster management, agriculture, and renewable energy

Monell Building Room 137 Columbia University Lamont Campus

Speaker: Dr. Jaya Singh, Director of BKC WeatherSys





August 21, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





August 27, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 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 03, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: Introduction to Early Environmental Legislation, Pre-1969

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





September 04, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

ONLINE

Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Sustainability Essentials Training (SET) Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





September 09, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: The Center for International Earth Science Information Network

Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Marc Levy, Deputy Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network





September 09, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
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





September 12, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Adventures in Anisotropy at the Base of the Mantle: Seismic Constraints on Deep Earth Dynamics

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Maureen D. Long, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University





September 15, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Lamont Hall, Worzel Seminar Room, first floor 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York

Speakers: Bibhash Nath recent Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Geosciences, University of Sidney; Yu Chen, Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health (Epidemiology) and Environmental Medicine, Langone Medical Center, New York University





September 16, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Changing Climate and Disasters

Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Adam Sobel, Professor of Applied Physics and Mathematics and Earth and Environmental Sciences



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