Events


Monday, 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
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Monday, 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
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


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


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


Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society/Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI Climate Group; Helen Greatrex, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, IRI Financial Instruments Group
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Wednesday, 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
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
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501


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


Friday, 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
Speaker: Julie Brigham-Grette, Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, January 27, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
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
Location: Columbia University, Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York


Monday, January 27, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


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


Tuesday, 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
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Wednesday, 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?
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.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session
The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) invites you to learn more about the 2014 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program.
Location: 1015 Schermerhorn Extension (10th Floor) Columbia University Morningside Campus


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501


Friday, January 31, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Environmental Health
Speaker: Dr. Regina Santella, Center Director of the NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, 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
Speaker: Elizabeth Kujawinski, Associate Scientist w/ Tenure, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, February 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Making of Greener Products
Speaker: Al Iannauzzi, Ph. D., Senior Director, Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety, Johnson & Johnson
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, February 06, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Communicating about Food, Agriculture and Innovation: An Open Discussion
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
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Garden Room 2


Friday, February 07, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Lower East Side Ecology Center
Speaker: Daniel Tainow, Education Director, Lower East Side Ecology Center
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A


Friday, 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
Speaker: Jeff Freymueller , Professor, Geophysical Institute and Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Jonathan F. P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Friday, 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
Speaker: John Dugan, Arete Associates
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, 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
Speaker: Josh Roering, Professor, Earth Surface Process Laboratory, University of Oregon.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Susanne E. DesRoches, LEED AP, Assistant Chief, Resilience and Sustainability, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Friday, 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
Speaker: Ben Santer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, 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
Speaker: Carey Clinton, New York City Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, 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)
Speaker: Richard Allen, Director, Seismological Laboratory; Professor, University of California, Berkeley.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, February 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House
Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, MS in Sustainability Management
Location: Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Joseph Kerski, Education Manager, ESRI
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Butler Library, 208b


Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Low-Carbon Transportation
Speaker: Lori Ardito, First Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Friday, February 28, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Reconstructing Dinosaur Body Temperatures
Speaker: John Eiler, Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology and Professor of Geochemistry, California Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, March 03, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST
The 2014 Cross-Cutting Initiative and Earth Clinic Seed Funding Symposium
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
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555


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


Tuesday, March 04, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Editor's Night at Writing about Global Science for the International Media
Host: Claudia Dreifus, Adjunct Professor, International and Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall


Wednesday, 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
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Wednesday, March 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Agriculture
Speaker: Howard W. Buffett, Executive Director, Howard G. Buffett Foundation, former policy advisor in the Executive Office of the President of the United States
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, 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
Speaker: Alexander S. Lloyd, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Studies (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room


Friday, 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
Speaker: Campbell Watson, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
19th Annual W.S. Jardetzky Lecture: Postmodern Geophysics and Ice Age Climate
Speaker: Jerry X. Mitrovica, Professor of Geophysics, Harvard University; Director, Earth System Evolution Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR).
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, March 10, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: John Templeton, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


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


Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Sustainability/Profitability Connection
Speaker: Vance A. Merolla, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Global Supply Chain, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Managing Energy Efficiency: Translating Policy into Action in the Real World
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
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library


Friday, 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
Speaker: Ruoying He, Professor, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 14, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Idealized Cloud-System Resolving Modeling for Tropical Convection Studies
Speaker: Usama Anber, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, 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
Speaker: Galen A. McKinley , Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management
Location: Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


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


Tuesday, 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
Speaker: Sloan Coats, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief executive Officer, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Friday, 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)
Speaker: Andrea Land, Assistant Professor, Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Social Justice with UNICEF
Speakers: Jessica OHerron, Global Citizenship Fellow; Hillary Larman, National Office Fellow, U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A


Friday, 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
Speaker: Chris Marone, Professor and Associate Head, Graduate Programs, Penn State University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Aruba's Vision for Creating Sustainable Prosperity
Speaker: Michiel Godfried "Mike" Eman, Prime Minister of Aruba
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Ballroom


Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Ocean Acidification and Climate Change
Speaker: Brbel Hnisch, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, April 02, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability
Speaker: Cynthia Cummis, Deputy Director, GHG Protocol, World Resources Institute
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Thursday, April 03, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Spring 2014 Conflict Resolution Alumni Career Panel and Mixer
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Teachers College Campus, Grace Dodge 177 and 179


Thursday, April 03, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia Club, 15 W. 43rd St., New York, NY


Friday, 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
Speaker: Gregory Johnson, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, 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
Speaker: Peter Molnar, Professor of Geological Sciences; Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado at Boulder
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


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


Tuesday, 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
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
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library The Trustees Room


Wednesday, April 09, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House
Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, M.S. in Sustainability Management
Location: Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Wednesday, April 09, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Energy Strategies
Speaker: Jigar Shah, Jigar Shah Consulting
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Friday, 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
Gran Ekstrm Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Resilience and Electric Grid
Speaker: Sergej Mahnovski, Consolidated Edison
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Briefing
Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Friday, 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
Speaker: Eileen Pollack, Author
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, April 21, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
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.
Location: Columbia University Medical Center Mailman School of Public Health EHS Conference Room (room 1101) Allan Rosenfield Building


Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault
Speaker: Jiyao Li, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Zachary Eilon, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room


Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Sustainable Communities
Speaker: Howard Slatkin, Director of Sustainability and Deputy Director of Strategic Planning, NYC Department of City Planning
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval


Thursday, 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
Speaker: Hugh Ducklow Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus The Faculty Room Low Memorial Library


Friday, April 25, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Sustainable Architecture
Speaker: Rick Cook, Architect and Founding Partner, COOKFOX Architects
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, April 25, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Suite


Friday, 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
Speaker: Robert Pappalardo, Senior Research Scientist and Europa Study Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Self Beyond Itself: Rethinking How Societies Can Become More Humane
Speaker: Heidi M. Ravven, Professor, Religious Studies, Hamilton College; Introduction: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, 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
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House


Wednesday, 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
Speakers: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; George Sarrinikolaou, Director, Office of Academic and Research Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


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


Friday, 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
Speaker: Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Physical Oceanography
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, 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
Speaker: Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Professor, Georgia Tech.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Sunday, 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
Speaker: David Goldberg, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, 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
Speaker: Cassaundra Rose, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, May 08, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop Presentations
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555 (Must have ID)


Monday, 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
Speaker: Guleed Ali, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


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


Monday, 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
Speaker: Chris White, Research Scientist, University of Tasmania
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building, Room 205


Monday, May 19, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
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)
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York,


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


Friday, May 23, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Interannual variability in the North Atlantic SST and wind forcing
Speaker: Andreas Groth, University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Room 205


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


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


Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
What's Behind What People Want: Perspectives on Values for the SDGs
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
Location: United Nations Secretariat Building, 1st Avenue and East 45th Street, Conference Building, Conference Room 2


From Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 9:00 am through Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10:00 pm EDT
The North American Student Energy Summit
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
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall


Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Cimate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, June 30, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Cool Roofing and Coating Systems: Not a Whitewash
Speakers: Kent Jobe, Director, IBC Groups; Luke Falk, Professor, Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program; Sustainability Manager, Related Companies
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus 309 Havemeyer Hall


Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Climate Forecaster
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus, Monell Building, Palisades, NY


Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Sustainability Essentials Training (SET) Program Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Alumni Center 622 West 113th Street


Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Wednesday, 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
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Extended monsoon episodes - processes understanding and their prediction capability
Speakers: Dr. H Annamalai, Senior Researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Location: Monell Building Room 137 Lamont Campus Columbia University Palisades, NY


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: providing innovative technologies for disaster management, agriculture, and renewable energy
Speaker: Dr. Jaya Singh, Director of BKC WeatherSys
Location: Monell Building Room 137 Columbia University Lamont Campus


Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster
Location: Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY


Wednesday, 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
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Wednesday, 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
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Thursday, September 04, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Sustainability Essentials Training (SET) Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: ONLINE


Tuesday, 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
Speaker: Marc Levy, Deputy Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Location: Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, September 09, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


Friday, 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
Speaker: Maureen D. Long, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, September 15, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
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
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Lamont Hall, Worzel Seminar Room, first floor 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York


Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Changing Climate and Disasters
Speaker: Adam Sobel, Professor of Applied Physics and Mathematics and Earth and Environmental Sciences
Location: Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


From Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8:00 am through Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm EDT
International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice
Keynote speakers: Bineta Diop, Founder and President, Femmes Africa Solidarite; Frannie Leautier, Executive Secretary, African Capacity Building Foundation; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; Professor of Health Policy and Management; Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Erik Solheim, Lead, OECD Development Assistance Committee; Special Envoy for Environment, Conflict and Disaster, UNEP
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Partisan, Geographic and Economic Political Context of Environmental Policy
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster
Location: Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY


Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm EDT
The Political Landscape of Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in New York
Speakers: Tanya Heikkila, Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver and Director of the PhD Program; Chris Weible, Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver and Editor of the Policy Studies Journal
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Garden Room 2


Friday, September 19, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides and a Sea of Change
Speaker: Joaquim Goes, Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, September 22, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Inclusive and Sustainable Growth - Role in the Post 2015 Development Agenda
Speaker: LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); Moderator: Vijay Modi Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Davis Auditorium, 412 CEPSR (Campus-level Shapiro Building)


Monday, September 22, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Wha t is Climate Science?
Speaker: Peter deMenocal, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: International Center for Photography Museum, 1133 Avenue of the Americas - at 43rd Street, New York City 10036


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Overview of Earth Systems Research Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Speaker: Sean Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Book Launch: The Big Ratchet by Ruth DeFries
Speakers: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Ruth DeFries, Denning Professor of Sustainable Development; Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy


Friday, September 26, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium Biomarker reconstructions of vegetation and hydrology
Speaker: Sarah Feakins, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Sustainable Urban Development
Speaker: Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Wednesday, October 01, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Mid-term Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Wednesday, October 01, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Air Act: The Floor Debate
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Friday, October 03, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Climate Versus Ice Dynamics: Exploring the Drivers of Glacier Change Through Field-Based Studies in the St. Elias Mountains
Speaker: Gwenn Flowers , Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Glaciology, Department of Earth Sciences Simon Fraser University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 06, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: online


Tuesday, October 07, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: The Big Ratchet
Speaker: Ruth DeFries, Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Wednesday, October 08, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Solid Waste Disposal Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Thursday, October 09, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


Friday, October 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Unilever Sustainable Living Plan with Columbia Alumni
Maggie Brommer, Procurement Operations Innovation Analyst for Deodorant, Unilever; Robert Kite, Procurement Analyst for Inventory Control in 3rd Party Manufacturing, Unilver; Megan Dillinger, Procurement Operations Analyst for Bottles, Jars and Pumps, Unilever
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer, Room 209


Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Open House
Speakers and Presenters: Various
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York 10964


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Associate Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Federal Water Pollution Control Act: Who, What, Why?
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers:Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster
Location: Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY


Friday, October 17, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Deep Carbon Cycle Revealed in Superdeep Diamonds
Speaker: Michael Walter , Professor and Head of School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 20, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
speakers: Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Regional Water Studies, TERI University; A. Hasanat Alamgir, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas
Location: Columbia University, EHS Conference Room (room 1101) Allan Rosenfield Building (eleventh floor) Mailman School of Public Health 722 West 168th Street, New York City


Monday, October 20, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Greening the Economy
Moderator: Art Lerner-Lam, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Panelists:Phillipe Burke, Apache Capital Management; David Foster, Senior Advisor to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz; Co-founder, BlueGreen Alliance; Micah Kotch, Director,NY Prize and Strategic Advisor for Innovation, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA); David Levine, Co-founder and CEO, American Sustainable Business Council.
Location: International Center of Photography Museum, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York City


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; The Columbia Water Center
Speaker: Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Water Act: Conference with the House Public Works Committee
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Panel Event and Reception: Origins of Environmental Law
Introduction: Steven Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Moderator: Mike Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School; Discussants: Leon G. Billings, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University; Thomas C. Jorling, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil with Christine Bader
Christine Bader, Author, Adviser, and Speaker on Corporate Responsibility
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer, Room 309


Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
MA in Climate and Society Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: 555 Schermerhorn Extension, Morningside Campus, Columbia University.


Friday, October 24, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Climate, Air Quality and Vegetation Traffic Circle
Speaker: Colette Head, Mitsui Career Development Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Enginnering and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 27, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Ebola Crisis: What it Means for Africa and the World
Hosts: Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Irwin Redlener, MD, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Earth Institute, Columbia University Featuring: Richard Besser, MD, ABC News Chief Medical Editor; former Acting Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ranu Dhillon, MDSenior Health Advisor, Earth Institute and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School for International and Public Affairs; Columbia University; Anne Liu, MPH Program Manager, Health Systems Development, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Robert Kanter, MD, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist; Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters of Bioethics Program; Director, Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Stephen Morse, PhD, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate program, Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center Jay Varma, MD, Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and former Medical Epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Presidential Ballroom, 3rd Floor


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; NYCs Urban Resiliency Plan
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Adjunct Senior Scientist for NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), Head of the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Climate Systems Research
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Nixon Veto and the Override
Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407


Friday, October 31, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: James Zachos, Professor, Physical and Biological Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, November 03, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
AgCenter Seminar
Speaker: Johan Six, Full Professor, Sustainable Agroecosystems, Department of Environmental System Science, ETH, Zurich
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library Burden Room, #206


Friday, November 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Michael Hedlin, Head, Laboratory for Atmospheric Acoustics, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, November 10, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Toward a Post-Carbon New York City
Moderator: Cindi Katz, Chair, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, Graduate Center, City University of New York; Panelists: Hillary Brown, CUNY Institute for Urban Systems; Tara DePorte, Director, The Human Impacts Institute; Klaus H. Jacob, Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York City


Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; Infectious Diseases
Speaker: Jeff Shaman,, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, International Research Institute (IRI), Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Friday, November 14, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Kristine Larson, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: online


Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; International Research Institute (IRI)
Speaker: Lisa Goddard, Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor


Friday, November 21, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Becky Alexander , Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; Agriculture and Food Security Center
Speaker: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Tuesday, December 02, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; Risk, Perception, and Decision-Making
Speaker: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207


Friday, December 05, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Center for Career Education (CCE)
Speaker: Rebecca Schramm, Center for Career Education
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, December 05, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Edward Stolper , Provost; William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology; Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair, California Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen , Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


Friday, December 12, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Alexis Gambis , Writer, Director and Art Scientist, Founder and Artistic Director, Imagine Science Films.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, January 06, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: online


Friday, January 23, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Kelly Wrighton Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


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


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


Friday, February 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker:
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


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

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