Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change

Speakers: Eduardo Brondizio, Professor, Department of Anthropology; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences (SPEA) and Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington; Co-director, Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (ACT); Chair, Advisory Council, Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University, Bloomington; Lisa Goddard, Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Co-Chair, PresidentÂ’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST); Pushpam Kumar, Professor, Environmental Economics, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool; Chief, Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, Division of Environment Programme Implementation, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Dan Nepstad, Senior Scientist and Executive Director, Earth Innovation Institute; Member, World Bank Forest Program External Advisory Group; Lead Author, Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Carlos Nobre, National Secretary, R&D Policies, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Brazil; Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General; Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Cheryl Palm, Senior Research Scientist and Director of Research; Deputy Director of Vital Signs Africa, Agriculture and Food Security Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium
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Thursday, October 2, 2014, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Conflict Resolution Career Fair

Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Broadway between 114th and 115th Streets
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Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

MA in Climate and Society Information Session

Join the Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences for an information session on the M.A. in Climate and Society. The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a 12-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. During the information session perspective students will have the opportunity to learn about the program as well as meet with faculty and alumni.
Location: 555 Schermerhorn Extension, Morningside Campus, Columbia University.
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