Six¬†thought leaders¬†in the field of climate have been issued a challenge¬†to present their¬†‘big ideas’ for change¬†at¬†the¬†Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change¬†in New York in September.
The Colloquium, organized by¬†CIFOR¬†and the¬†Earth Institute at Columbia University, is a high-level scientific debate with the aim of exploring fresh ideas and charting the future of climate research.
Participants¬†will join in discussion with:
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†John Holdren¬†on fresh approaches to resolving energy supply problems (tbc)
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Carlos Nobre¬†on the power of climate information to guide lasting solutions
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Cheryl Palm¬†on thinking beyond the forestry‚Äďagriculture nexus to reduce climate stresses
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Pushpam Kumar¬†on achieving economic development by valuing natural capital and environmental services
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Eduardo Brondizio¬†on transformative approaches to governance reform
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Daniel Nepstad¬†on new frontiers for interdisciplinary science
Read more about the Colloquium.
Admission is free and open to all, but space is strictly limited.¬†Register now¬†to reserve your place.
Event: Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change
Date: 24 September 2014, 2-5 pm
Venue: Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York