Sustainable Development Seminar Series - Spring 2007

Millennium Villages

Thursday, May 3, 2007, 10am-12pm, Room 555, Lerner Hall

 

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One Season
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Speakers:
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

Cheryl Palm, Director for Research, Millennium Villages Project, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Senior Research Scientist, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Pedro Sanchez, Director, Millennium Villages Project, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Senior Research Scholar and Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Co-Chair, Hunger Task Force, Millennium Project, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Contact cciseminar@ei.columbia.edu for more information

 


Water: A 21st Century Challenge for Sustainable Development

Thursday, April 12, 2007, 4-6pm, Room 555, Lerner Hall

 

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"How Water Won the West"

Panelists:
Casey Brown, Associate Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Assis de Souza Filho, Visiting Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Tanya Heikkila, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Hyun-han Kwon, Associate Research Scientist, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University

Upmanu Lall, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, Departments of Earth and Environmental Engineering, and Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University
Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Tobias Siegfried, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 


Ecosystem Services

Thursday, April 5, 2007, 4-6pm, Satow Room, Lerner Hall

 

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Speakers:
Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garrett Professor on Public Policy and Business, Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Director, Center for Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

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

Wolfram Schlenker, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs and Department of Economics, Columbia University

 


Update on "Is Sustainable Development Feasible?"

Thursday, March 22, 2007, 4-6pm, Room 555, Lerner Hall

 

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Speakers:
Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, and Concentration in Environmental Policy Studies, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Klaus Lackner, Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University

Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Upmanu Lall, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, Departments of Earth and Environmental Engineering, and Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University
Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

John C. Mutter, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

Peter Schlosser, Associate Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Vinton Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University

Elke Weber, Jerome A. Chazen Professor of International Business, Columbia Business School
Professor, Department of Psychology, Columbia University
Co-Director, Center for the Decision Sciences, Columbia University

 


Responses to Disasters

Thursday, February 8, 2007 4-6pm, Satow Room, Lerner Hall

 

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Speakers:
Irwin Redlener, M.D., Associate Dean and Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center

David Abramson, Director of Research, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center

Andrew Garrett, M.D., Director of Preparedness and Response Programs, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center