Events



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-Hélène Aubert, Senior Policy Advisor to French President François 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 O’Herron, 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: Bärbel Hönisch, 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

Göran Ekström 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 Sánchez 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





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

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





From September 17, 2014 at 8:00 am through September 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm EDT
International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall

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





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





September 18, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Garden Room 2

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





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Joaquim Goes, Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.





September 22, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Inclusive and Sustainable Growth - Role in the Post 2015 Development Agenda

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Davis Auditorium, 412 CEPSR (Campus-level Shapiro Building)

Speaker: LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); Moderator: Vijay Modi Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University





September 22, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Wha t is Climate Science?

International Center for Photography Museum, 1133 Avenue of the Americas - at 43rd Street, New York City 10036

Speaker: Peter deMenocal, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Sean Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory





September 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Book Launch: “The Big Ratchet” by Ruth DeFries

Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy

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





September 26, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium Biomarker reconstructions of vegetation and hydrology

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Sarah Feakins, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California.





September 30, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Sustainable Urban Development

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development





September 30, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





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

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

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gwenn Flowers , Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Glaciology, Department of Earth Sciences Simon Fraser University





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

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 07, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: “The Big Ratchet”

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Ruth DeFries, Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





October 09, 2014 from 7:00 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





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer, Room 209

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





October 11, 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Open House

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York 10964

Speakers and Presenters: Various





October 14, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





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?

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





October 16, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers:Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





October 17, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Deep Carbon Cycle Revealed in Superdeep Diamonds

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Michael Walter , Professor and Head of School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.





October 20, 2014 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 168th Street, New York City

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





October 20, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Greening the Economy

International Center of Photography Museum, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York City

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.





October 21, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; The Columbia Water Center

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center, Columbia University





October 21, 2014 from 6:10 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





October 22, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Water Act

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





October 22, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Panel Event and Reception: Origins of Environmental Law

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

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





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer, Room 309

Christine Bader, Author, Adviser, and Speaker on Corporate Responsibility





October 23, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
MA in Climate and Society Information Session

555 Schermerhorn Extension, Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

Speakers: Various





October 24, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Climate, Air Quality and Vegetation Traffic Circle

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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.





October 27, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Ebola Crisis: What it Means for West Africa and the World

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Presidential Ballroom, 3rd Floor

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 Associate Director, Health Systems, 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





October 28, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum; NYC’s Urban Resiliency Plan

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

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





October 28, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





October 29, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Water Act: The Federal Water Pollution Control Act: Who, What and Why?

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





October 31, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Hydrologic Response to Rapid Warming in the Early Eocene

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: James Zachos, Professor, Physical and Biological Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, University of California, Santa Cruz.





November 03, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
LDEO Special Seismology Seminar: Learning About the Earth- What Can Artificial Intelligence Tell Us About Seismological Inverse Problems?

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor

Speaker: Andrew Valentine,University of Utrecht, The Netherlands





November 03, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
AgCenter Seminar

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library Burden Room, #206

Speaker: Johan Six, Full Professor, Sustainable Agroecosystems, Department of Environmental System Science, ETH, Zurich





November 06, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Ebola and the Politics of Pandemic

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

Speakers: Irwin Redlener, MD,, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness and the Program on Child Well-Being and Resilience, The Earth Institute; Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Co-Founder and President, Children’s Health Fund; Amy Fairchild, PhD, MPH,, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Jeff Schlegelmilch, MPH, MBA,, Managing Director for Strategic Planning and Operations, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Earth Institute, Columbia University; and Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, PhD,, Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University





November 06, 2014 from 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Inaugural China Energy Conference by the Earth Institute China Sustainability Project: Environment, Energy and Politico-Economic Ecosystems

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, Room 207

Moderator: Manuel Pinho, Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University;Speakers: Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow, Senior Lecturer, Jackson Institute, Yale University; Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director, International Energy Agency, University of Tokyo





November 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Tuning Into the Sounds of Our Dynamic Planet

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Michael Hedlin, Head, Laboratory for Atmospheric Acoustics, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.





November 10, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Toward a Post-Carbon New York City

International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, 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





November 11, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; Infectious Diseases

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Jeff Shaman,, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, International Research Institute (IRI), Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 14, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: GPS Can’t Do That, Can It?

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Kristine Larson, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder.





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

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 18, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; International Research Institute (IRI)

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Lisa Goddard, Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society





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

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

Speakers: Various





November 20, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers:Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





November 21, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Climate-driven changes in the oxidation capacity of the atmosphere

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Becky Alexander , Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle





November 22, 2014 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: Radioactivity - One of Science's Most Misunderstood Properties

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

Speakers: Timothy Kenna, Research Scientist, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Margie Turrin, Coordinator, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 25, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Climate and Society Online Information Session

The information session will take place online. Call in details will be provided to those who RSVP.

Speakers: Various





November 25, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; Agriculture and Food Security Center

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University





December 02, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum; Risk, Perception, and Decision-Making

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Speaker: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Earth Institute, Columbia University





December 03, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Impacts of Agricultural Practices on Atmospheric Chemistry, Climate and Health

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

Speakers: Susanne Bauer, Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Patrick Kinney, Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Director, Columbia Climate and Health Program, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Alexander Ruane, Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





December 05, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Seconds After Impact: Insights Into the Thermal History of Tektites.

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Edward Stolper , Provost, William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology, and Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair, California Institute of Technology.





December 08, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:32 pm EST
Agricultural Information Service based on Crop Modeling and Geo-spatial Data Infrastructure

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

Speaker: Dr. Kiyoshi Honda, Chubu University, Japan





December 08, 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: Christine Marie George, Assistant Professor, International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University; Katherine Alfredo, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia Water Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

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





December 18, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers:Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





December 18, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
M.A. in Climate and Society Online Information Session

The information session will take place online. Call in details will be provided to those who RSVP.

Speakers: Various





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

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 07, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
M.A. in Climate and Society Online Information Session

The information session will take place online. Call in details will be provided to those who RSVP.

Speakers: Various





January 10, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: How Does the Land Affect the Climate?

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

Speaker: Alexis Berg, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





January 15, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers:Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





January 21, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Introduction to the Profession of Sustainability Management

Columbia University Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall

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





January 22, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Seminar: Integrating climate information (on multiple timescales) into a dynamical malaria model for Africa: Initial results

Monell Building, Room 205 Columbia University, Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers: Adrian Tompkins, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy





January 23, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
DEES Open Dissertation Defense: Imaging the Seismic Structure beneath Oceanic Spreading Centers using Ocean Bottom Geophysical Techniques

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor

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





January 23, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Who Gives a Frack? Life in the Deep Shale Biosphere

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Kelly Wrighton, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University





January 28, 2015 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
DEES Dissertation Defefense:Subseasonal-to-Decadal Predictability of Extreme Rainfall Events in South East South America for the Austral Summer

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

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





January 28, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Business Strategies for Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Bill Barry, Consultant, Macmillan Publishing, Sustainability Program





January 30, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "An Ocean Tale of Two Climates: Modern and Last Glacial Maximum"

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Raffaele Ferrari, Breene M. Kerr Professor of Oceanography, Department of Earth, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)





February 03, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Book Launch: Sustainability Policy - Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy

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

Moderator: Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute; Speakers: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; William Eimicke, Director, Picker Center for Executive Education and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Alison Miller, Deputy Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





February 04, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm EST
The Field of Sustainable Finance: Foundations and Future Growth

The Columbia Club, James Madison Room, 2nd Floor, 15 W. 43rd St., New York NY 10036

Welcome: Steven Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Introduction; Satyajit Bose, Lecturer in the Discipline of Economics, Columbia University; Moderator: Travis Bradford, Director, Energy and Environment Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Speakers: Frank Barbarino, Vice President, Goldman Sachs; Michael Davis, Director, Institutional Client Relationships, Calvert Investments; Sonal Mahida, Head of North America, Networks and Global Outreach, the Principles for UN Responsible Investment Initiative; Kevin Parker, CEO, Sustainable Insight Capital Management; Amy Springsteel, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Voya Financial





February 04, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The New Climate Economy

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Stefan Knupfer, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc.





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

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





February 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Water, Water, Everywhere: Some Geophysical Approaches to Mapping Water Beneath the Seafloor

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Rob L. Evans, Senior Scientist, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution





February 07, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: Global Climate Change Models - Any Progress on Prediction?

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

Speaker: Michael Previdi, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.





February 10, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Columbia Water Center's Webinar Series

URL to connect (by logging in, you will be prompted with all audio info to connect): http://cuahsi.adobeconnect.com/waterfuture/ Dial-in info: US (Toll): 1-719-325-2630 US (Toll Free): 1-855-747-8824 International Lines: https://www.myrcplus.com/cn

Speaker: Vince Tidwell, Distinguished Member, Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories





February 10, 2015 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Fast Fashion: Disposable Society and the Soul

Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, 80 Claremont (at 120th Street), Room 101

Speaker: Elizabeth L. Cline, Author, Journalist and Musician





February 11, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Financing the Transition to a Green Economy

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute





February 13, 2015 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm EST
DEES Open Dissertation Defense: Surface-wave Analysis and its Application to Determining Crustal and Mantle Structure Beneath Regional Arrays

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

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





February 13, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
W.S. Jardetzky Lecture: The Southern Edge of the Eurasian Plate: A fatal Blend of Earthquakes and Corruption

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Roger Bilham, Professor of Geological Sciences, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder





February 16, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
DEES Open Dissertation Defense:Accretion and Subduction of Oceanic Lithosphere - 2D and 3D Seismic Studies of Off-Axis Magma Lenses at East Pacific Rise 9º37-40'N Area and Downgoing Juan de Fuca Plate at Cascadia Subduction Zone

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

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





February 16, 2015 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 18, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
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





February 19, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY

Speakers:Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





February 20, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Past and present consequences of massive carbon release for the Earth System

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Richard E. Zeebe, Professor, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa





February 23, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Campus Mailman School of Public Health Allan Rosenfield Building, eleventh floor EHS Conference Room (Room 1101)

Speaker: Thomas R. Kulp, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University, SUNY.





February 25, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Leadership and Urban Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Beth Strommen, Director, Baltimore Office of Sustainability, Baltimore, Maryland





February 27, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Deformation of the Upper Mantle: Experimental and Geologic Perspectives

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

Speaker: Philip Skemer, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis.





March 02, 2015 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
Dissertation Proposal - Sophia Brumer

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W Palisades, NY Monell Auditorium

Speaker: Sophia Brumer, PHD Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia Unviersity





March 02, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
LDEO Biology and Paleoenvironment Spring Seminar Series: Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy - Paleotempestology on Long Island

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

Speaker: Dr. Christa Farmer, Associate Professor, Hofstra University Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability.





March 02, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Book Launch: The Age of Sustainable Development

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Casa Italiana, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025

Introduction: John H. Coatsworth, Provost; Professor, International and Public Affairs; Professor, History, Columbia University, Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University





March 03, 2015 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





March 04, 2015 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 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: An Environmental Case for Solar Geoengineering

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

Speaker: David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Public Policy, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.





March 07, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: New Insights on Ocean Acidification

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

Speaker: Taro Takahashi, Ewing Lamont Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





March 09, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





March 10, 2015 from 6:10 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 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Ethical Issues in Responding to a Global Disease Crisis - Ebola and Beyond

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

Speakers: Arturo Brito, MD, Deputy Commissioner, Public Health Services, New Jersey Department of Health;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; Irwin Redlener, MD, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness and the Program on Child Well-Being and Resilience, The Earth Institute; Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Co-Founder and President, Children’s Health Fund; Jeff Schlegelmilch, MPH, MBA, Managing Director for Strategic Planning and Operations, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 11, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: City Politics and Sustainability

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

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





March 12, 2015 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
America's Water: Partnering Science with Industry to Find a Way Forward

The America’s Water Event will be live streamed as a webinar on Adobe Connect. Viewers will be able to listen and post questions to speakers via instant message.

Speakers: Various





March 12, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Monthly to decadal variability and prediction: science and operations at the UK Met Office

205 Monell Building, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Anca Brookshaw, UK Met Office, Hadley Centre





March 13, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Lecture: The 2014 Oil Price Crash: What Caused It and Why It Matters

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

Speaker: Jason Bordoff, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs. Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.





March 19, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Auditorium

Speakers: Tony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





March 24, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Some Advances on the Development of IRI Climate-Agriculture-Modeling and Decision Tools, and Applications

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building, Room 205

Speakers: Amor Ines, Research Scientist; Eunjin Han, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)





March 25, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability Performance

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Hilary Varnadore, Executive Director, STAR Communities





March 27, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Speaker Series with Adam Gordon, Account Manager, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Earth Institute Hogan Hall Conference Room A, First Floor

Speaker: Adam Gordon, Account Manager, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)





March 27, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Feedbacks in Orogenesis: A View From the Himalayan Syntaxes

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

Speaker: Peter Zeitler, Iacocca Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University





March 28, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop:The Source and Solution to Groundwater Arsenic Contamination

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

Speaker: Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 30, 2015 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Applied Geography for a Better World

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Buell Hall, East Gallery

Speaker: Jack Dangermond, Founder and President, Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri); Moderator: Robert S. Chen, Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 01, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Bicycle, Activism, and Sustainable Cities

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives





April 02, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Forum on Sustainable Agriculture

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

Speakers: Erin Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President for Global Sustainability, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Dennis Treacy, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer with Smithfield Foods, Andrew Winston, Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, Author and Sustainability consultant.





April 02, 2015 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm EDT
SEAS Colloquium In Climate Science (SCiCS)

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Seeley W. Mudd, Room 214

Speaker: Chiara Lepore, Associate Research Scientist, Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia Universiry





April 03, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase

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

Speakers: Various





April 06, 2015 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
LDEO Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: "Understanding the Deep Sea in the Anthropocene: Oil spills and ocean acidification threaten deep-water corals in the Gulf of Mexico."

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

Speaker: Erik Cordes, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Temple University





April 07, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
The State of Sustainability Policy: Progress and Opportunity

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library

Moderator: William Eimicke, Director, Picker Center for Executive Education and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs; Panel Participants: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs; Dong Guo, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management; Nilda Mesa, Director, New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability; Andrew Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University Academy for Applied Environmental Studies





April 08, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Protecting New York’s Water

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Paul Gallay, President and Hudson Riverkeeper, Riverkeeper





April 09, 2015 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
Workshop: Nuclear Power's Possible Role in Lowering Global Carbon Output

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Ballroom

Speakers: Various





April 09, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

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





April 10, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Expanding the Role of Microorganisms in the Production of Superoxide within Marine Systems: Implications for Coral Bleaching

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

Speaker: Colleen Hansel, Associate Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution





April 15, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Climate Resilient Communities

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Susanne DesRoches, Assistant Chief of Resilience and Sustainability, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (invited)





April 16, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Auditorium

Speakers: Tony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster





April 17, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
South Korea Low Carbon City Project Progress Report

Columbia University Morningside Campus Avery Hall, Room 114

Speaker: Seiyong Kim, Director, Low Carbon City Research Project; Professor of Architecture and former Vice President, Korea University; Visiting Professor, Urban Design Program, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University





April 17, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
2015 LDEO Diversity Lecture

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

Speaker: Suzanne Goldberg, Executive Vice President for University Life; Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law





April 18, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop: BAM! Studying Impact Sites in Russia

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

Speaker: Dallas Abbott, Adjunct Research Scientist, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics (MG&G), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University



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