This World Leaders Forum program features a moderated 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 panel discussion will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
Welcome and Introduction by: Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York
Program Participants: Rohit T. Aggarwala, Director of the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, Office of the Mayor of the City of New York Kelly Kleinert, Student at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Klaus S. Lackner, Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Columbia University; Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Lionel McIntyre, Nancy and George Rupp Associate Professor in the Practice of Community Development, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; Founding Director of the Urban Technical Assistance Project, Columbia University
Moderated by: 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, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute at Columbia University
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Slide 1: Panelists listen as President Lee C. Bollinger welcomes the audience to the program, which took place in Columbia’s own Miller Theatre.
Slide 2: Dr. Stephen A. Cohen moderates this World Leaders Forum panel discussion on October 23, 2008.
Slide 3: Dr. Klaus Lackner responds to an issue raised by a fellow panelist.
Slide 4: Rohit T. Aggarwala, Columbia alumnus and director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability, replies to a question from the audience.