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Adapting to a Changing Climate: Managing Our Cities & Food Supply

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Explore how science is enhancing society's ability to understand and manage the impacts of climate variability and change. Examine predictions, projections, tools and programs from disasters relief, agricultural and urban perspectives — as well as investigate what stakeholders can do to improve the process of using science to influence decisions.

Sponsors:
The Earth Institute and International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Moderator:
Steve Cohen, Executive Director and COO, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Speakers:
Mark Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences — Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Lisa Goddard, Director — International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Sergej Mahnovski, Director — Mayor's Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 6:00–8:00 pm

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Library, Rotunda

RSVP: This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The Earth Institute For further information contact csmall@ei.columbia.edu

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