Colloquium on Forests and Climate

New Thinking for Transformational Change

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

Agenda


12:30 – 13:30

Registration, refreshments

14:00 – 14:10

Welcome address: Lisa Goddard (Director, International Research Institute for Climate & Society, Columbia University)

14:10 – 14:20

Welcome address: Peter Holmgren (Director General, CIFOR)

14:20 – 15:50

Six big ideas

    1. Energy supply for sustainable landscapes

      Speaker: John Holdren, US President Obama’s Science Advisor
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    2. Challenges from climate variability and change to creating sustainable landscapes

      Speaker: Carlos Nobre, National Secretary for R&D Policies, MCTI, Brazil
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    3. The agriculture–forestry nexus

      Speaker: Cheryl Palm, Director of Research, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Columbia University
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    4. Green economy for rural prosperity

      Speaker: Pushpam Kumar, Chief, Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, UNEP
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    5. Evolutionary governance for land stewardship

      Speaker: Eduardo Brondízio, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington
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    6. Environmental and social integrity through multiple-objective management of landscapes

      Speaker: Dan Nepstad, Executive Director, Earth Innovation Institute
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15:50 – 16:00

Break

16:00 – 17:15

Discussion moderated by Christine Padoch (Research Director of Forests and Livelihoods, CIFOR)

17:15 – 17:30

Closing remarks: Lisa Goddard & Peter Holmgren

17:30 – 19:30

Cocktail (invitation only), Faculty House, Columbia University

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