Events Calendar
Friday, September 4, 2015, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
DEES Dissertation Proposal - Processional and Millennial Scale Intensity Shifts of the East Asian Summer Monsoon

Speaker: Yoni Goldsmith , Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Seismology 1st Floor Conference Room

Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
DEES Open Dissertation Defense: The Impact of Deciduous Shrub Dominance

Speaker: Shannan Sweet, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Comer First Floor Seminar Room

Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Location: Online via Adobe Connect

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21): What to Expect and What Should Follow?

Speakers: Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Laurence Tubiana, Founder and Director, the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), Sciences Po, Professor of International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Buell Hall

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Friday, September 18, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Adina Paytan , Research Scientist, Institute of Marine Science, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Wednesday, Sep 23 through Thursday, Sep 24, 2015, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
International Conference on Sustainable Development

Moderator: Femi Oke, Journalist; Featured Speakers: Peter Bakker, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations; Mary Robinson, Former President, Ireland; President; Chair, Board of Trustees, Mary Robinson Foundation; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN); Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals.

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Music for a Sustainable Planet

Performers: Kronos Quartet and Aeon Ensemble

Location: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Climate Change and the Fifth Environmental Paradigm

Speaker: Dan Rabinowitz, Head, Porter School of Environmental Studies; Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University; Introduction: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Alumni Center, 8th Floor, Schapiro Room

Friday, September 25, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Matthew Jackson, Associate Professor, Geology and Geochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Location: Online via Adobe Connect

Friday, October 2, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Caleb Scharf, Director of Astrobiology, Columbia University.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
America's Water Webinar Series

America's Water Webinar Series: Featuring Nick Brozovic, University of Nebraska

Location: Directions for connecting to the webinar: URL to connect (by logging in, you will be prompted with all audio info to connect): http://cuahsi.adobeconnect.com/waterfuture/ Participant Code: 237 988 9581

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Friday, October 9, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: TBD

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, October 16, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Speaker Series with Davida Heller, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Sustainability at Citi

Speaker: Davida Heller, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Sustainability at Citi

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Earth Institute, Hogan A Conference Room

Friday, October 16, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: TBD

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, October 23, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Jung-Eun Lee, Assistant Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Brown University.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Bishnois, Ecologists Since the 15th Century

Speakers: Ruth DeFries, Denning Professor of Sustainable Development; Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University; Frank Vogel, Photojournalist.

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Buell Hall

Friday, October 30, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Catherine Louise Johnson, Professor, Planetary Geophysics, University of British Columbia.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, November 6, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Michael Poland, Research Geophysicist, United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, November 13, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Thorne Lay, Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, November 20, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Neil Pederson, Senior Investigator, Harvard Forest, Harvard University.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 1512

Friday, December 4, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Anand Gnanadesikan, Associate Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, December 11, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Ruth Blake, Professor of Geology & Geophysics, Forestry & Environmental Studies & Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Yale University.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Friday, February 12, 2016, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Blair Schoene, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium