Tue Dec 3, 3:00 PM - Tue Dec 3, 5:00 PM
The Forum Auditorium 601 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027

Community: Lower Manhattan


Combating Climate Change: Regional Responses to Global Challenges

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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.


Jason Bordoff (Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy) will speak on energy in China
Ruth DeFries (University Professor; Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development) will speak on agriculture in India
Josh Fisher (Director of the AC4 Program) will speak on conflict management and water in the Middle East
Faye McNeill (Professor of Chemical Engineering) will speak on air pollution in Africa and India
Lisa Sachs (Director of the Center on Sustainable Investment) will speak on how extractive industries are addressing the climate crisis in Latin America

Moderator: Alex Halliday, Director of the Earth Institute

Closing Remarks: Safwan Masri, EVP for Global Centers and Global Development

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