Search Results for "environmental " : 71

by / on October 31, 2010 at 8:23 pm / in Asia, Cover Story, Issue, World

Environmental Migrants

…orrific force that is sure to define the international, political and humanitarian dialogue of the 21st century: Environmental degradation. For generations, Americans have opened their borders, hearts, and checkbooks to lessen the suffering of migrants fleeing violence. Now the United States and the international community must recognize that environmental refugees—individuals displaced by natural transformation caused by human-induced climate ch…

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by / on December 2, 2007 at 5:11 am / in Domestic, Environmental, Issue, Main Menu

Environmental Justice

…rces through top-down and bottom-up approaches, we would see a substantial decline in conflicts brought about by environmental degradation, the scarcity of resources, and other effects of climate change. In the last four years two environmentalists and one environmental organization have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Wangari Maathai won in 2004 “for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace” with the creation of the Greenbelt…

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by / on October 19, 2014 at 11:50 am / in Campus, Events

Events 10/20 – 10/26

by Monday, October 20th   To lose without fighting? The US, China, Southeast Asia and the South China Sea 12:00pm – 1:30pm International Affairs Building, Room 918 Brown Bag Lecture featuring Bill Hayton, reporter at BBC. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the APEC Study Center, SEASI, and Asia American Journalists Association at Columbia. For further information regarding this event, please contact […]

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 7:14 pm / in Campus, Events

*Updated* Events: 9/16 – 9/21

…ormation regarding this event, please contact Lucia Rodriguez by sending email to ICSDP@globalmdp.org Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Partisan, Geographic and Economic Political Context of Environmental Policy 11:00am – 12:50pm International Affairs Building, Room 407 The Earth Institute presents “Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series Description: Introduction to Early Environmental Legislation, Pre-1969.”…

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by / on July 1, 2013 at 9:02 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

Greener and Greater For Some

…before the other, neighborhood specific goals are written. Surely a primary, comprehensive survey exploring the environmental inequalities throughout New York City would be a trusted platform for the initiatives. But, I suppose, collecting background research takes time, and Mayor Bloomberg only has until January to attach his name to any accomplishments before the new steward takes over. Quick, flashy results: 1. Environmental justice: 0. Grant…

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by / on April 7, 2014 at 1:35 pm / in Domestic, Environmental, Issue

License to Spill

…ration have the final say on whether or not the project is approved. On the left, he faces intense pressure from environmentalists—many of whom were key supporters, and donors, in 2008 and 2012. On the other side are those advocating for jobs and a secure source of energy, including many moderates and conservatives, as well as the labor movement. According to leading environmentalist Bill McKibben, the pipeline’s construction would be “the fuse t…

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by / on November 2, 2014 at 2:29 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 11/03 – 11/09

…inter by sending email tocw2847@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-7293. Click Here to Visit Website. Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Water Act: Conference with the House Public Works Committee 11:00am – 12:50pm International Affairs Building, Room 407 The Earth Institute presents Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series Description: Introduction to Early Environmental Legislation, Pre-1969. This seminar is part of…

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by / on October 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm / in Uncategorized

Events 10/27 – 11/02

by Monday, October 27th Conversation with Istvan Deak: “Life in War and Peace” 12:00pm – 1:15pm International Affairs Bulding, Room 1219 Please join us for lunch Conversation with Istvan Deak, who will share his unique experience with events that many head read about, but few lived. The large concepts of war, political transition, emigration all have personal stories behind them. We will discuss […]

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by / on October 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/13 – 10/19

…s event, please contact Filip Tucek by sending email to ft2439@columbia.edu or by calling 9294218583. Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Federal Water Pollution Control Act: Who, What, Why? 11:00am – 12:50pm International Affairs Building, Room 407 The Earth Institute presents Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series Description: Introduction to Early Environmental Legislation, Pre-1969. This seminar is part of a semester-l…

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by / on April 9, 2013 at 1:40 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

Orange Environmentalism

…, allied with groups such as Bill McKibben’s 350.org, believe that they are leading the charge in a new phase of environmental activism. Orange may seem a strange color to symbolize a movement of climate activists, as we tend to paint these issues in a different hue. The color green, of course, is practically synonymous with the environment and environmentalists. The decision of a group like BCD to adopt another color as the symbol of their movem…

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