Tag Archives: Earth Institute

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
Feb 14, 2015
How can global finance...help the globe?
Can global finance rapidly shift gears to trigger a new wave of sustainable investing?
by Jamie Carpenter
Jan 25, 2015
Using geology to fix the atmosphere
What if the key to halting climate change lay not in the atmosphere above our heads, but in the rock beneath our feet?
by William Wepsala
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
24th Sep 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change
As shown in the event description: The Earth Institute’s Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES),the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) invite you to a high level scientific discussion on the side of the United Nations Climate Summit. Speakers include: Eduardo Brondizio, Professor, Department of Anthropology; […]
by Brandon Kelly
23rd Sep 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Overview of Earth Systems Research Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
As shown in the event description: The Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education MSSM Practicum present Sean Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. The Earth Institute’s overarching goal is to help achieve sustainable development primarily by exploring and expanding the knowledge surrounding environmental issues. Through education, scientific research and practical application, the Earth Institute […]
by Brandon Kelly
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
18th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer and More Open World
Andrew Winston will explore "the mega challenges of climate change, scarcity, and radical transparency that threaten our ability to run an expanding global economy and that are profoundly changing business as usual."
by Jordan Steingard
16th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Environmental, Social and Governance Concerns
Anne Simpson's discussion will consider the extent to which the pursuit of profit from investments accords with environmental, social, and governance concerns.
by Jordan Steingard
2nd Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability
Cynthia Cummis will devote this lecture to understanding how the use of sustainability standards and metrics advance the integration of sustainability in the operation of organizations.
by Jordan Steingard
30th Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Ocean Acidification and Climate Change
The Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Spring Public Lectures presents, "Ocean acidification and climate change," with Brbel Hnisch, Associate Professor.
by Jordan Steingard
28th Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Arubas Vision for Creating Sustainable Prosperity
Aruba is implementing a broad strategy for creating sustainable prosperity that includes moving to renewable energy, developing a sustainable economy and creating the conditions for stronger communities
by Jordan Steingard
26th Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Role of Clean Technology in Sustainability
Dr. Kaloyeros will discuss the contribution of clean technology to sustainability.
by Jordan Steingard
May 9, 2012
Klaus Lackner
Physicist develops artificial tree to help solve climate change
"And so, in essence, this is a CO2 pump: it takes CO2 from the air and pumps it and delivers it into this stream. This will work over and over for years and years."
by Maria Ioshpa