Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Monday, June 24, 2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
United Nations, 1 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017
Fourth United Nations Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters and Special Session “Build Back Better from Idai and Kenneth – Lessons Learnt and Actions to Reduce Climate Change Impact in the Future" Monday, June 24th, 2019 in ECOSOC Chamber We are delighted to inform you that the 4th United Nations Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters (STSWD4) will be held on Monday, June 24th, 2019. STSWD4 is the highest-level event globally around this issue and is organized in the United Nations with Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Tajikistan and the High-Level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) as co-hosts. United Nations Special Thematic Sessions on Water and Disasters is the venue where representatives of the member states and diverse stakeholders share the recognition and understanding that addressing the issue of “water and disasters” is a critical element of achieving sustainable development. As part of STSWD4, the Special Session on Cyclones Idai and Kenneth will be also organized where high-level political figures will call for broader participation of the international community in the efforts of “build back better” from the Cyclone Idai and Kenneth. Experts on water-related disasters will report on the current status and share useful hints on fast recovery and reconstruction. Draft Agenda 10:00 am -1:00 pm Opening Plenary / High Level Panel Discussion / Launch of Documents 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Special Session “Build Back Better from Idai and Kenneth – Lessons Learnt and Actions to Reduce Climate Change Impact in the Future-” 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Science and Technology Summit to Address Water and Disasters / Special Session on Financing and Investment in Water and Disasters Confirmed speakers include: • H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly • H.E. Mr. Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, Prime Minister of Republic of Mozambique • H.E. Mr. János Áder, President, the Republic of Hungary (Video Message) • Dr. Han Seung-Soo, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea and Chair of the High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) • H.E. Mr. Danilo Türk, former President of Republic of Slovenia/ Chair of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace • H.E. Ms. Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, the Netherlands • Honourable July. G Moyo, Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Republic of Zimbabwe • LTG Mr. Todd Samonite, Chief of United States Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. • Ms. Olga Algayerova, USG and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) • Mr. Bambang Susantono, Vice President of Asian Development Bank • Dr. Alex Halliday, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, U.S.A. • Ms. Claire Melamed, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) presents the annual Open House. Tour a lab, participate in hands-on earth science demonstrations, and learn from world-renowned researchers about their latest discoveries. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is a core component of the Earth Institute, Columbia University. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our 2019 sponsors: AllianceBernstein Orange & Rockland Taylor Rental Frank Gumper Anonymous
Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell 137 Conference Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (part of the Earth Institute) presents its monthly climate forecast briefing. The IRI's seasonal climate forecasts and ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) forecasts are discussed in this briefing by IRI's chief forecaster, Tony Barnston.