Please join the Earth Institute at Columbia University on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 6pm for Microgrids: A Smart Solution to Optimizing Local Energy Opportunities, an exciting conversation on microgrids and their capacity for meeting our energy needs. Our panel of experts will discuss current applications of the technology as well as opportunities to foster future growth using a combination of public policy, innovations in financing, and new technology adoption
The Earth Institute and Earth Institute Student Advisory Council (EISAC) present the EISAC 2013 Spring Event: Closing the loop - Technology & Sustainability. The event includes a 7:00-9:00 pm – Panel Discussion and Q&A followed by a screening of "Terra Blight" from 9pm - 10pm. This event is being held to educate, inform and engage people on sustainability issues related to the extraction, manufacturing and disposal of technological devices.
There are two webinars happening this week featuring EI president Jeffrey D. Sachs: April 17, 2013 A Strategy for Sustainable Development in the United States April 19, 2013 A Conversation on America's Future: Joe Scarborough and Jeffrey Sachs
Please join the Aquanauts for their event Make Your WaterMark: The Water Crisis and Campus Activism on Friday, April 5th from 5:30pm - 7pm in 501 Northwest Corner Building. The event will be an interactive forum to discuss how we are all interconnected through our water use.
MSSM student, Scott Miller, invites you to participate in the Earth Institute's Climate Ride Team! The first Climate Ride takes place from May 19th – 23rd, 2013, and passes through Northern California’s magnificent redwoods and beach towns along the dramatic Pacific Coast before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. The second ride takes place from September 21st-25th, beginning in New York City and ending on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. As a participant in one (or both!) of these rides, you will help support the Earth Institute’s work to develop sustainable solutions to the most pressing problems of our time.