Tag Archives: Columbia University

28th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: The Present and Future of EPA, presented by Gina McCarthy
The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law presents the third David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: "The Present and Future of EPA," a presentation by Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013-2017.
by Angie Koo
20th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
M.S. in Sustainability Management & Sustainability Certifications Information Session
The Earth Institute and Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability:   Master of Science in Sustainability Management Certification in Sustainability Analytics Certification in Sustainable Water Management Certification in Sustainable Finance   During this information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability […]
by Michael Raineri
3rd Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
New York Sea Level Rise Projections: Implications for Law, Land Use, Buildings and Infrastructure
As required by a 2014 state statute, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has just issued official sea level rise projections. They reflect a range of possible scenarios; at the high end, sea level in the New York City area could rise 75 inches (6.2 feet) by the year 2100.This program will explore how these projections, now that they are embodied in a formal regulation, will affect a broad range of decisions in building and infrastructure siting, design, construction and materials; insurance and financing; environmental impact review; and securities disclosure.
by Angie Koo
7th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food Waste in the City - Waste Not, Want Not
At this panel we will hear from experts working in the field in various capacities - academia, government, NGOs and practitioners at the corporate and the individual level. They will discuss their learnings and suggest actions we can take towards making our food waste foot print smaller. ‘When we throw away food, we’re also throwing away the land, water, and energy used to produce that food.’ That’s why it’s imperative to learn about food waste and take the necessary actions.
by Angie Koo
15th Nov 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Countdown - Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Join us for the first screening event of the Climate Countdown webseries at Columbia University. The event will showcase episodes from the series, as well as two seperate expert panel discussions on the webseries and climate media at large.
by Angie Koo
6th May 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Extreme Weather and Climate: Hazards, Impacts, Actions
Join this free workshop on Extreme Climate featuring fifteen speakers from across Columbia University covering a diverse array of topics!
by Madeleine Levin
21st Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
If Global Warming Is So Urgent, Why Is There So Little Action? - A Talk With Per Espen Stoknes
The Earth Institute's Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) presents "What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming," with Per Espen Stoknes, Author, Psychologist and Economist.
by Madeleine Levin
Mar 22, 2015
New York's lead role in solving for the future
A panel at Columbia looked at how New York is taking a leading role in how cities both cope with, and solve, the planetary challenge of climate change.
by Rowan Wu
10th Nov 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Towards a Post Carbon New York City
Part of the Fall series, ICP Talks: Climate Change, in this lecture "panelists explore city-level efforts to reduce carbon emissions and fossil fuel consumption, adapt to climate change, and ensure infrastructure resiliency."
by Lydia Miller
7th Oct 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: “The Big Ratchet”
Ruth DeFries, professor at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, will speak about the history of human and technological development and her new book, the Big Ratchet: How Humanity Strives in the Face of Natural Crisis.
by Lydia Miller
2nd Oct 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Conflict resolution career fair at Columbia's Earth Institute
Career fair for peace and conflict resolution job and internship opportunities at Columbia University with 30+ organizations.
by Lydia Miller
Sep 29, 2014
Food breakthroughs that launched our world of plenty (and Big Macs)
Ruth DeFries' new book describes humanity's incredible success at expanding our own food supply.
by William Wepsala
11th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Sustainability, Public Private Partnerships and Big Data - Three Trends in Global Public Management
Listen in on the talk by Professor William B. Eimicke that will discuss how the implementation of big data, sustainable practices, and public-private partnerships is having a transformative effect on cities around the world.
by Gabriela Kappes
30th Jun 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Cool Roofing and Coating Systems: Not a Whitewash
The Columbia University Graduate Programs in Construction Administration and Sustainability Management and IBC Groups invite you to a lecture/discussion and reception to learn about cool roofing and coating systems.
by Trude Chandler
19th Jun 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Understanding sustainable investment at Columbia University
Catch an open lecture at Columbia University by Stephen Viederman, an expert on sustainable investing, discussing the role of financial markets in response to climate change.
by Erin X. Wong
4th May 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Air, Water and Stone - Lowering CO2 through Sequestration
Professor David Goldberg explains an option for the secure capture of CO2 in vast geological repositories that could mitigate carbon release to the environment for many centuries, well away from material and human risks.
by Jordan Steingard
29th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Sustainable Food in Practice
Columbia's Sustainability Media Lab is excited to present a panel discussion on sustainable food. A panel of experts from a diverse range of organizations will share their insights on how we can eat well and more sustainably.
by Jordan Steingard
11th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Mobilities in Cities: From Visible to Invisible
The Committee on Global Thought is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to developing the necessary concepts and methodologies to interpret globality and globalization. This fifth annual conference on cities and modern urban realities will bring together scholars and practitioners whose work addresses the dynamics of urban life, particularly on the subject of mobilities, including visible mobilities like […]
by Trude Chandler