Climate change will increasingly impact every aspect of every life in every region around the world. Through the lens of the Columbia Global Centers, Columbia faculty will share their perspectives on the impacts of climate change in different regions around the world and how each region has been working to mitigate these effects.
– Ruth DeFries (University Professor; Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development) will speak on agriculture in India
– Faye McNeill (Professor of Chemical Engineering) will speak on air pollution in Africa and India
– Kate Orff (Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation) will speak on water and urbanism in the Middle East
– Lisa Sachs (Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs and Director of the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment) will speak on how extractive industries are addressing the climate crisis in Latin America
Moderator: Alex Halliday, Director of Columbia’s Earth Institute
Seating is limited and first come, first served. Advance registration does not guarantee seating; early arrival is suggested.
This event is part of a yearlong 10-event series celebrating the Columbia Global Centers’ 10th anniversary. Click here to learn about the other events in this series.
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