Meeting the Climate Challenge: Columbia Climate Center Launch

Date:
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Location:
Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

Contact:
Columbia Climate Center, CCC@ei.columbia.edu or call 212-854-2525

RSVP:
Register

Event Description:
Speakers: Ted Turner, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist; Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Earth Institute at Columbia University; Robert Orr, United Nations; Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University; Peter Schlosser, Columbia Climate Center; and Columbia University climate experts.

 

 Meeting the Climate Challenge: Columbia Climate Center Launch

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REGISTER for LIVE WEBCAST: http://climate.columbia.edu/webcast/register.php

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

4:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Columbia University, Low Memorial Library, Rotunda

Directions:  http://www.columbia.edu/about_columbia/map/low.html

A discussion between:

Ted Turner, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Special remarks by:

Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Planning, United Nations

Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University

Peter Schlosser, Director, Columbia Climate Center

Presentations by Columbia University climate experts:

Walter Baethgen, Director, Program for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Research Institute for Climate and Society,
The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Wally Broecker, Newberry Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Patrick Kinney, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science,
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Sabine Marx, Associate Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Columbia University

Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute Senior Research Scientist,
Doherty Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,
The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Moderated by Mary-Elena Carr, Associate Director, Columbia Climate Center,
The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Columbia Climate Center: http://www.climate.columbia.edu

BLOG: http://www.climate.columbia.edu/blog

Sponsors:
Earth Institute

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