Sustainable Development Seminar Series - Fall 2006

Scalable Energy Options

Thursday, September 28, 2006 4-6pm, Broadway Room, Lerner Hall

 

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Speaker:
Klaus Lackner
Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University
Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 


Industrial Ecology Applications

Thursday, October 12, 2006, 4-6pm, Room 569, Lerner Hall

 

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Speakers:

Contaminant Sources and Fate in New York/New Jersey Harbor
Dr. Marta Panero, Director, Harbor Project, New York Academy of Sciences

Integrated Waste Management
Nickolas Themelis, Director, Earth Engineering Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 


Rapid Environmental Change: Past, Present, and Future

Thursday, October 19, 2006, 4-6pm, Harison Room, Faculty House

 

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Speakers:
Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University
Associate Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Wallace Broecker, Newberry Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Richard Seager, Doherty Senior Research Scientist, LDEO-Ocean and Climate Physics, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 


Trends in Urban Development

Thursday, October 26, 2006, 4-6pm, Satow Room, Lerner Hall

 

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Panelists:
Michael Conard, Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, Columbia University

Patricia Culligan, Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University

Richard Plunz, Director, Urban Design Program, Columbia University

Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 


A Blueprint for Sustainable Development on a Blue Planet

Thursday, November 2, 2006, 4-6pm, Satow Room, Lerner Hall

 

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Moderator:
Shahid Naeem, Professor and Department Chairman, Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University

Panelists:
Tundi Agardy, Executive Director, Sound Seas Bethesda, Maryland, USA (Pew Oceans Fellow and U.N. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment)

Cheri Recchia, Director, Marine Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society

Raymond N. Sambrotto, Doherty Research Scientist at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Ajit Subramaniam, Doherty Associate Research Scientist, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 


Women's Issues in Sustainable Development

Thursday, December 7, 2006, 4-6pm, Satow Room, Lerner Hall

 

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Coordinator:
John C. Mutter
, Deputy Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Moderator:
Heather Grady, Director, Policy and Partnerships, Ethical Globalization Initiative (EGI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Panelists:
Marina Durano, Programme Specialist, Economic Security and Rights, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

Lynn Freedman, Director, Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program, Columbia University
Director, Law and Policy Project, Columbia University
Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Caren Grown, Director, Gender Equality and the Economy Program, Levy Economics Institute, Bard College

This was a joint event with Ethical Globalization Initiative (EGI).

Contact cciseminar@ei.columbia.edu for more information