Colloquium on Forests and Climate

New Thinking for Transformational Change

24 September 2014, Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York

Video Archive



The New York Declaration on Forests: 5 top forestry experts respond

On September 23rd 2014 at the United Nations summit on Climate change in New York, governments, companies and campaigners made a pledge to halt the loss of the world’s natural forests by 2030, halve the rate of deforestation by the end of this decade and to restore hundreds of millions of acres of degraded land.

Pick a forest monitoring system by December, Daniel Nepstad urges Peru

Daniel Nepstad, the Executive Director of the Earth Innovation Institute, speaking to CIFOR on the sidelines of the Colloquium on Forests and Climate in New York about the new partnership between Peru, Germany and Norway.

Cheryl Palm: Action must be local

Cheryl Palm, Director of Research, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Columbia University, shares her thoughts on the key ideas to emerge from the Colloquium on Forests and Climate.

Eduardo Brondizio: An exciting research agenda

Eduardo Brondízio, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington discusses a new research agenda that emerged from the Colloquium on Forests and Climate in New York City.

Carlos Nobre: A new economy for forests

Carlos Nobre, Brazil’s National Secretary for R&D Policies, Ministry of Science and Technology (MCTI) speaks about the main messages that emerged from last week’s Colloquium on Forests and Climate in New York City, and responds to a question from the floor that there was not time to answer during the session.

Pushpam Kumar: Green economy is not optional

Pushpam Kumar, Chief of the Ecosystem Services Economics Unit at UNEP, on the key ideas emerging at the Colloquium on Forests and Climate in New York – and he’s honest about what he will be reporting back to UNEP.

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Lisa Goddard’s opening address

Watch Lisa Goddard (Director, IRI, Earth Institute, Columbia University) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Peter Holmgren’s opening address

Watch Peter Holmgren (Director General, CIFOR) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: John Holdren on energy supply for sustainable landscapes

Watch John Holdren (US President Obama’s Science Advisor) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Carlos Nobre on climate variability & sustainable landscapes

Watch Carlos Nobre (National Secretary for R&D Policies, MCTI, Brazil) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Cheryl Palm on the agriculture-forestry nexus

Watch Cheryl Palm (Director of Research, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Columbia University) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Pushpam Kumar on green economy for rural prosperity

Watch Pushpam Kumar (Chief, Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, UNEP) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Eduardo Brondizio on evolutionary governance for land stewardship

Watch Eduardo Brondizio (Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Daniel Nepstad on environmental & social integrity

Watch Daniel Nepstad (Executive Director, Earth Innovation Institute) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Discussion on Forests & Climate

Watch this panel discuss fresh ideas and debate the future direction of climate research, from the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

Colloquium on Forests & Climate: Lisa Goddard and Peter Holmgren’s closing address

Watch Lisa Goddard (Director, IRI, Earth Institute, Columbia University) and Peter Holmgren (Director General, CIFOR) speaking at the Colloquium on Forests & Climate.

For more information go to: http://www.cifor.org/colloquium-on-forests-and-climate/

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