Sabine Marx to speak at World Economic Forum’s Global Leadership Fellow’s Workshop

by |July 12th, 2013

On July 15, Sabine Marx will speak to the World Economic Forum’s Global Leadership Fellows as they visit Columbia for a week-long series of workshops and programs on the importance of leadership in a changing world. Dr. Marx will present major findings from CRED research over the past nine years.

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Understanding Human Nature When Mother Nature Wreaks Havoc

by |July 2nd, 2013

  This “Science Nation” video, Understanding Human Nature When Mother Nature Wreaks Havoc, features the research tool StormView developed by CRED researchers Kenneth Broad, Ben Orlove, and Bob Meyers.

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CRED Post-doctoral research scientist speaks at Eastern Psychological Assocation

by |March 21st, 2013

CRED Post-doctoral fellow Christoph Ungemach represented CRED on March 3, 2013 at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. Christoph gave a talk entitled “Experience-based choice in real-world decisions environments” on his research with Dr. Elke Weber (CRED co-director) and Katherine Thompson (CRED graduate student). His talk appeared in the panel “Risky Choice in Humans… read more

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CRED co-director Kenny Broad at National Geographic Live March 29!

by |March 21st, 2013

BIG ARTS presents National Geographic Live! explorer Kenny Broad at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29. A cave diver and environmental anthropologist, Broad will reveal his visually-spectacular multimedia presentation with captivating stories from the front lines of underwater exploration. Largely unexplored, unimaginably beautiful and considered among the most hazardous places to dive, the flooded caves… read more

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The Artist Scientist Dating Game

by |March 11th, 2013

The Artist Sciencist Dating Game Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Lisa Phillips by sending email to lphillips@ei.columbia.edu . Moderator: Nilda Mesa, Associate Dean for Administration, School of Journalism, Columbia University Speakers: Robin Bell,… read more

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by |February 8th, 2013

CRED directors and researchers will attend next week’s American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting in Boston. This year’s AAAS meeting will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA February 14-18, 2013. CRED Directors and researchers will attend the meeting and several students will participate in a poster session featuring the work… read more

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CRED Visiting Research Scholar speaks at expert meeting for future Mega-City Funding

by |November 30th, 2012

CRED Visiting Research Scholar, Dr. Diana Reckien was recently invited to an  Expert Meeting at the  German Federal Ministry for Education and Research  (BMBF) to discuss future research priorities  “Sustainable Development in Rapidly Growing Cities and Regions.” BMBF’s current research priority on  “Future Megacities” (2008-2013) is coming to a close in June 2013 and  future… read more

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Ben Orlove Speaks on Fox News about Hurricane Sandy

by |November 15th, 2012

Ben Orlove, CRED Co-Director, is interviewed on Fox News regarding Hurricane Sandy and climate change. Please note that this video may not work in some browsers.  

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After Sandy: Climate and Our Coastal Future, Ben Orlove Will Speak at Columbia World Leaders Forum

by |September 10th, 2012

After Sandy: Climate and Our Coastal Future Date: November 19, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library **On Monday, November 19, this event will be live streamed. To access, please visit the World Leaders Forum live stream page. ** Click here to register to attend in person (Columbia UNI required)         … read more

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CRED Hosts Scholars From Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research for Seminar

by |August 15th, 2012

On Thursday, August 16th, CRED will be hosting a presentation on recent research on climate change perceptions and impacts in Hyderabad, India. The speakers include: ? DIANA RECKIEN: Realities of weather extremes on daily life in urban India – How quantified impacts infer sensible adaptation options (CRED) ? MATTHIAS LÜDEKE: Potential climate change impacts in… read more

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