ECO Newsletter: Week of October 31st, 2016

Hi everyone –

 

Happy Halloween! As a reminder, ECO will be getting a brand new board soon. If you’re a first-year, and interested in being a part of sustainability on campus, come speak to us about the opportunity…

EVENTS:

IEA 2016 Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report
Tuesday, November 1, 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: International Affairs Building 1501
Join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion of the IEA 2016 Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report with Heymi Bahar, Renewable Energy Markets Analyst at the International Energy Agency and Project Manager of the Report. Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow will moderate the discussion following Mr. Bahar’s presentation. More info here.

Trash Me – Meet sustainability activist Rob Greenfield
Wednesday, November 2, 1pm
Location TBD
Activist and award-winning filmmaker Rob Greenfield wore every piece of trash he created around New York City for a month. Join ECO and Rob for a chat about waste, food, sustainability and activism. More on Rob’s latest project (via the Huffington Post): This Guy Is Wearing Every Piece Of Garbage He Generates For A Month

Legal Pathways to Decarbonization and the Deep Decarbonization Pathway Project (DDPP)with Professor Michael Gerrard
Thursday, November 3, 1-2pm
Location: International Affairs Building 1510
Join ECO and EPOC. Guest Speaker Professor Gerrard Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law will present on the DDPP and there will be a short Q/A section at the end. Food and beverages will be provided.

ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS
World’s Largest Marine Reserve Created in Antarctica-Video-

Tesla shows off solar roof tiles

Isaura Espinosa de los Monteros (i.espinosa@columbia.edu)

Will Jordan (william.jordan@columbia.edu)

SIPA Environmental Coalition (ECO) Communications Co-Directors

To stay on top of all our news and events, don’t forget to check out ECO-SIPA.org and follow ECO on Facebook and Twitter. Click here to join our listserve or forward to a friend.


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