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Earth Institute Events

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 , 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Book Launch: Sustainability Policy - Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy

Moderator: Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute; Speakers: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; William Eimicke, Director, Picker Center for Executive Education and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Alison Miller, Deputy Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Kellogg Center, Room 1501

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 , 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

The Field of Sustainable Finance: Foundations and Future Growth

Welcome: Steven Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Introduction; Satyajit Bose, Lecturer in the Discipline of Economics, Columbia University; Moderator: Travis Bradford, Director, Energy and Environment Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Speakers: Frank Barbarino, Vice President, Goldman Sachs; Michael Davis, Director, Institutional Client Relationships, Calvert Investments; Sonal Mahida, Head of North America, Networks and Global Outreach, the Principles for UN Responsible Investment Initiative; Kevin Parker, CEO, Sustainable Insight Capital Management; Amy Springsteel, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Voya Financial
Location: The Columbia Club, James Madison Room, 2nd Floor, 15 W. 43rd St., New York NY 10036

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Friday, February 13, 2015 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

W.S. Jardetzky Lecture

Speaker: Roger Bilham, Professor, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Monday, February 16, 2015 , 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

DEES Open Dissertation Defense:Accretion and Subduction of Oceanic Lithosphere - 2D and 3D Seismic Studies of Off-Axis Magma Lenses at East Pacific Rise 9º37-40'N Area and Downgoing Juan de Fuca Plate at Cascadia Subduction Zone

Speaker: Shuoshuo Han, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor

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Friday, February 20, 2015 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Richard E. Zeebe, Professor, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, February 27, 2015 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Christopher Spiers, Professor, Geosciences, Utrecht University.
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, March 6, 2015 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: David Keith, Professor of Public Policy, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Saturday, March 7, 2015 , 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Earth2Class Workshop: New Insights on Ocean Acidification

Speaker: Taro Takahashi, Ewing Lamont Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 , 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Ethical Issues in Responding to a Global Disease Crisis - Ebola and Beyond

Speakers: Irwin Redlener, MD,, 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, Children’s Health Fund; Jeff Schlegelmilch, MPH, MBA,, 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

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Saturday, April 11, 2015 , 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Earth2Class Workshop: BAM! Studying Impact Sites in Russia

Speaker: Dallas Abbott, Adjunct Research Scientist, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics (MG&G), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

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Saturday, May 2, 2015 , 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Earth2Class Workshop: Microbes in the Sea - Demonstrations and Activity Session for the Marine Science Resource Kits

Speakers: Sonya Dyrhman, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Sheean Haley, Senior Staff Associate, Division of Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

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