Events

Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Broadway Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society invites you to attend an event to learn about the first Columbia World Project, "Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today, For Tomorrow (ACToday)". By creating solutions to climate risk through innovation and engagement, ACToday is helping combat hunger in six countries whose food systems are highly vulnerable to climate variability and change: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Senegal and Vietnam. 1:00pm – 1:10pm Welcome and overview of ACToday Lisa Goddard & Walter Baethgen, Project Leads 1:10pm – 1:50pm Presentations from Country Leads Ángel Muñoz, Colombia and Guatemala Country Lead Tufa Dinku, Ethiopia Country Lead Mélody Braun, Bangladesh Country Lead 1:50pm – 2:50pm Panel Discussion moderated by Francesco Fiondella Walter Baethgen, Project Lead Ana Bucher, Climate Change Specialist, World Bank Ana Maria Loboguerrero, Head, Global Policy Research, CCAFS Kathryn Milliken, Climate Change Advisor, World Food Programme Laura Paterson, Coordination Officer, WMO 2:50pm – 3:00pm Closing Lisa Goddard & Walter Baethgen, Project Leads
Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life, 606 W. 115 St., New York, NY 10025 Rennert Hall
The Center on Global Energy Policy's Women in Energy program and Columbia University's Women & Sustainability are jointly hosting a panel discussion on power sector and grid modernization. Expert speakers will provide insights into how renewable and decentralized energy penetration, EV integration, cybersecurity, and climate change are affecting grid resiliency, security, reliability, and affordability. They will also discuss new technologies and innovations that will shape the grid of tomorrow.  Our panel of experts will include: Anna Shpitsberg, Director, Global Power at IHS Markit Lori Lybolt, Director, Utility of the Future,Consolidated Edison (CBS '06) Melissa Lott, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy Scott Fisher, Vice President of Market Development, Greenlots & Adjunct Professor in Columbia's Sustainability Management Program (moderator)  --- Guests unable to attend in person can register to view a livestream of the event by accessing the registration link above, and access the livestream at www.energypolicy.columbia.edu/liverstream. This event is open to press. Media should register for this event by accessing the registration link above. Media inquiries or requests for interviews should be directed to Artealia Gilliard (ag4144@sipa.columbia.edu) or Genna Morton (gam2164@sipa.columbia.edu). Please note: RSVP to this event does not guarantee entry. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached for both the public and press. Flash photography and video recording are prohibited. For more information contact: energypolicy@columbia.edu.
Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) present an online information session on the M.A. in Climate and Society. The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a 12-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. During the online information session prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about the program and ask questions. Topic: M.A. in Climate and Society Online Information Session Time: Nov 15, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/895116539 One tap mobile +19294362866,,895116539# US (New York) +16699006833,,895116539# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 895 116 539 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abk4IBzgfB
Friday, November 15, 2019 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Monell Auditorium
Alberto Malinverno Lamont Research Professor Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/~alberto/index.html
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Faculty Room
Has there ever been a more critical time for scientists to convey the value of science to lay audiences? How can we translate our research into compelling and persuasive stories that capture the richness, passion and wonder of discovery? Please join us for a lively workshop, presented by WNYC's Science Friday, where you'll learn strategies for talking about your work and its significance in a way that informs a wide range of audiences – funders, policymakers, journalists and the public at large. A panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. The workshop will be led by Katie Feather, associate producer for Science Friday and an instructor in audio production at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Discussion topics will include: - The value of communication and outreach - Identifying your audience - The mechanics of storytelling - Reducing and eliminating jargon - How and when to use social media Panelists include: - Stephen Ferrara, professor and associate dean, clinical affairs, Columbia School of Nursing - Bianca Jones Marlin, assistant professor of psychology and principal investigator at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute - Andrew Revkin, founding director of the new Earth Institute Initiative on Climate and Sustainability, who has written about climate science for more than 30 years, mostly for The New York Times Light refreshments provided; seating is limited.
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, November 21, 2019 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Mudd Hall, 500 W. 120 St., New York, NY 10027 214
Kai Kornhuber, from the Earth Institute, Columbia University, will present a talk at the SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science (SCiCS).
Monday, December 9, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) present an online information session on the M.A. in Climate and Society. The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a 12-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. During the online information session prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about the program and ask questions. Topic: M.A. in Climate and Society Online Information Session Time: Dec 9, 2019 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/959160551 One tap mobile +19294362866,,959160551# US (New York) +16699006833,,959160551# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 959 160 551 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abk4IBzgfB
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.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) present an online information session on the M.A. in Climate and Society. The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a 12-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. During the online information session prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about the program and ask questions. Topic: M.A. in Climate and Society Online Information Session Time: Jan 15, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/297542577 One tap mobile +19294362866,,297542577# US (New York) +16699006833,,297542577# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 297 542 577 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abk4IBzgfB
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.
Monday, February 10, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online
The Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) present an online information session on the M.A. in Climate and Society. The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a 12-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. During the online information session prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about the program and ask questions. Topic: M.A. in Climate and Society Online Information Session Time: Feb 10, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/311414281 One tap mobile +19294362866,,311414281# US (New York) +16699006833,,311414281# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 311 414 281 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abk4IBzgfB
Thursday, February 20, 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.
Thursday, March 19, 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.
Thursday, April 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.
Thursday, May 21, 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.
Thursday, June 18, 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.