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

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

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

Monday, November 3, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
AgCenter Seminar

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

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

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Water Act: Conference with the House Public Works Committee

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

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

Speakers: Dr. Irwin Redlener, 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, ChildrenÂ’s Health Fund; Jeff Schlegelmilch, Managing Director for Strategic Planning and Operations, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Earth Institute, Columbia University.

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

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge

Speaker: George Rupp, President Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Religion, Public Health, and International Affairs, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Earl Hall Auditorium

Friday, November 7, 2014, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Energy And Climate Nexus

Speakers: Nobuo Tanaka, Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy; former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA); Jason Bordoff, Director, Center on Global Energy Policy; Klaus Lackner, Director, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions; Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University; Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Room

Friday, November 7, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

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

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

Moderator: Cindi Katz, Chair, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, Graduate Center, City University of New York; Panelists: Hillary Brown, CUNY Institute for Urban Systems; Tara DePorte, Director, The Human Impacts Institute; Klaus H. Jacob, Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Nixon Veto and the Override

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Friday, November 14, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

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

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

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

Location: online

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

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

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

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings

Speakers: Various

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

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The End of the Environmental Era

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MA in Climate and Society Information Session

Speakers: Various

Location: 555 Schermerhorn Extension, Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

Friday, November 21, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum; Risk, Perception, and Decision-Making

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

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

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Speakers: Various

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: Congress Today: The Role of Campaign Finance on Environmental Legislation

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Center for Career Education (CCE)

Speaker: Rebecca Schramm, Center for Career Education

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

Friday, December 5, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

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

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

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

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Friday, December 12, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Alexis Gambis , Writer, Director and Art Scientist, Founder and Artistic Director, Imagine Science Films.

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

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

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

Location: online

Friday, January 23, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

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

Friday, January 30, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

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

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

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

Location: online

Friday, February 6, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker:

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session

Speakers: Various

Location: Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval