Past Event

Columbia University and the Global Sustainability Challenge

October 23, 2008
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Columbia University
Morningside Campus
Miller Theatre

President Lee C. Bollinger hosts this World Leaders Forum program featuring a panel discussion on environmental stewardship through Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's PlaNYC initiative, Columbia's contributions to the City's sustainable future, and what role New Yorkers play in the global effort. The program will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.


Steven A. Cohen, Director of the Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Director of the Environmental Policy Studies Concentration at the School of International and Public Affairs, and Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of The Earth Institute at Columbia University


Rohit T. Aggarwala 

Director of the Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability in the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York

Kelly Kleinert 

Student at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University

Klaus S. Lackner

Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics at Columbia University and Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Lionel McIntyre

Nancy and George Rupp Associate Professor in the Practice of Community Development at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and Founding Director of the Urban Technical Assistance Project at Columbia University