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Modeling the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Population Distribution and Migration

March 20, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Satow Room, 5th floor of Lerner Hall 2920 Broadway New York, NY 10027

Join the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) and Columbia Alliance Program on the occasion of the release of World Bank flagship report: Groundswell: Preparing the Way for Internal Climate Migration. 

Co-sponsorship and funded by The Earth Institute Climate Adaptation Initiative and the Columbia Alliance Program.

This seminar will be part of a new series of seminars on Population and Environmental Change co-organized by CIESIN, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, (CIDR), the UN Population Division, and the Population Council.

Keynote:
“Modeling the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Population Distribution and Migration,” with

Alex de Sherbinin, Associate Director for Science Applications at the Center, CIESIN, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Deputy Manager, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)

Bryan Jones, Assistant Professor, Public Affairs, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College

Moderator
Marc Levy, Deputy Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Panelists

Richard Balme, University Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po; Research Fellow at the Center of European Studies

Avril Haines, Fellow, Human Rights Institute and National Security Law Program, Columbia Law School; Senior Research, Columbia World Projects, Columbia University (To be confirmed)

Sarah Rosengaertner, International Migration Expert, Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University

Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Dr. Craig Spencer, Program on Forced Migration and Health, Mailman School of Public Health; Director, Global Health in Emergency Medicine, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Amali Tower, Founder and Executive Director, Climate Refugees

Event Contact Information: 
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