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Oct. 29 — Adapting to a Changing Climate: Managing Our Cities & Food Supply @ Earth Institute, Columbia University

You are cordially invited to join the Earth Institute and Columbia University on Monday, October 29th at 6pm for an exciting discussion on how we can better prepare for the impacts of climate change.  Our panel of experts will discuss how both developed and developing countries can utilize climate science to anticipate and plan for these changes.

http://earth.columbia.edu/events/view/61034

Droughts have negatively affected agricultural production in recent memory, impacting world food prices in turn.  How will crop outputs be affected by a changing global climate? How are planting decisions informed by climate projections and can this be improved?

Panelists:

Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Moderator

Mark Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Panelist

Lisa Goddard, Director, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Panelist

Sergej Mahnovski, Director of Energy Policy, New York City Mayor’s Office, Panelist

Maarten van Aalst, Director, The Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre, Panelist

 

The event is being held in the Rotunda at Low Library on Columbia’s Morningside campus.  A reception will follow the formal panel to provide an opportunity for guests to continue the discussion informally.

 

This event is open to the public and registration is recommended. 

For more information or to RSVP for the event, please contact Courtney Small ,Special Projects Coordinator, at csmall@ei.columbia.edu or 212-851-9554, or register here.

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