Sallan Curated NYC Events

Event Details

Around Town

Himalayan Glaciers & Asia's Looming Water Crisis

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2010

The Himalaya is home to some of the world's most magnificent peaks and largest glaciers, which supply crucial seasonal flows to rivers across Asia. Yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate. See the photos. Hear the experts.

Sponsor: The Asia Society

Speakers: David Breashears, Filmmaker and mountaineer; Executive Director, GlacierWorks; Syed Iqbal Hasnain, Senior Visiting Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center; Bill McKibben, Environmentalist and writer; Founder of 350.org; Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on US-China Relations, Asia Society; Yao Tandong, Chinese glaciologist and Director, The Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research
Moderator: Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran Correspondent, The Economist

Date: Wednesday, July 14, 6 - 8:00 pm

Location: The Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue

RSVP: Asia Society. $7 members, $9 students and seniors, $11 general public

February 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
           
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
15
16
17
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Upcoming Events

Around Town
Embodied Carbon, Part 2
18 Feb
Get up to speed on practical design decisions for reducing embodied carbon
Event Details
Around Town
NY Organics Summit
7 Apr
Food is a resource. Discover expanding opportunities. Overcome barriers to sustainable food waste management April 7 + 8
Event Details