Events

Earth Institute Events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 , 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Panel Event and Reception: Origins of Environmental Law

Introduction: Steven Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Moderator: Mike Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School; Discussants: Leon G. Billings, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University; Thomas C. Jorling, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

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Monday, October 27, 2014 , 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Ebola Crisis: What it Means for Africa and the World

Hosts: Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Irwin Redlener, MD, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Earth Institute, Columbia UniversityFeaturing Ranu Dhillon, MDSenior Health Advisor, Earth Institute and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School for International and Public Affairs; Columbia University; Anne Liu, MPH Program Manager, Health Systems Development, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Robert Kanter, MD, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist; Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters of Bioethics Program; Director, Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Stephen Morse, PhD, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate program, Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center Jay Varma, MD, Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and former Medical Epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House 64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 , 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm

Earth Institute Practicum; NYC’s Urban Resiliency Plan

Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Adjunct Senior Scientist for NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), Head of the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Climate Systems Research
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

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Friday, October 31, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: James Zachos, Professor, Physical and Biological Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Monday, November 3, 2014 , 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

AgCenter Seminar

Speaker: Johan Six, Full Professor, Sustainable Agroecosystems, Department of Environmental System Science, ETH, Zurich
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, Burden Room, #206

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Friday, November 7, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Michael Hedlin, Head, Laboratory for Atmospheric Acoustics, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Monday, November 10, 2014 , 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Toward a Post-Carbon New York City

Moderator: Cindi Katz, Chair, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, Graduate Center, City University of New York; Panelists: Hillary Brown, CUNY Institute for Urban Systems; Tara DePorte, Director, The Human Impacts Institute; Klaus H. Jacob, Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York City

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 , 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm

Earth Institute Practicum; Infectious Diseases

Speaker: Jeff Shaman,, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, International Research Institute (IRI), Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

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Friday, November 14, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Kristine Larson, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, November 21, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Becky Alexander , Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, December 5, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Edward Stolper , Provost; William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology; Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair, California Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, December 12, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Alexis Gambis , Writer, Director and Art Scientist, Founder and Artistic Director, Imagine Science Films.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, January 23, 2015 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Kelly Wrighton Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, January 30, 2015 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Raffaele Ferrari, Breene M. Kerr Professor of Oceanography, Department of Earth, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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