December 7, 2009 Tipping Point Palisades, New York CRED co-sponsored the first ever US TippingPoint event where local artists and scientists confronted climate change. Approximately 100 artists and scientists, including Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, met to explore new possibilities in understanding, interpreting and internalizing the huge challenge of… read more
November 21-23, 2009 Society for Judgement and Decision Making (SJDM) Annual Conference Boston, MA A large delegation from CRED participated at this year’s conference. Click on the titles below for abstracts: Kirstin Appelt & E. Tory Higgins Is emphasizing losses (vs. gains) better in negotiations with multiple issues? (Poster) Shahzeen Attari Lay Perceptions of Energy… read more
October 22, 2009 Fall 2009 Seminars on Sustainable Development: Behavioral Challenges and Opportunities Earth Institute- Columbia University, New York »Click on video below to see Elke Weber and Dave Krantz’s talk at the Sustainable Development Seminar Series http://vimeo.com/7346473
July 16, 2009 Congressional Briefing Showcasing Research from a NSTC Report: Social, Behavioral and Economic Research in the Federal Context Elke Weber presented “Decisions Matter: Understanding How and Why We Make Decisions About the Environment” at the July Congressional briefing. Download Elke Weber’s Congressional Briefing here. Read more about the event here.
March 31, 2009 Columbia Climate Center LaunchEarth Institute- Columbia University, New York On Tues March 31, 2009 Associate Director Sabine Marx spoke at the launch of the Columbia Climate Center. Dr. Marx spoke about the importance of social science research and environmental decision making in finding a solution to climate change. Click on video below… read more
February 26-27, 2009 Global Roundtable on Climate Change (GROCC) New York, NY David Krantz gave a presentation entitled “Research on Environmental Decisions: Importance of Social Goals and Participatory Processes” at the sixth meeting of the Global Roundtable on Climate Change, held February 26-27, 2009, at Columbia University in New York. The Earth Institute’s Global Roundtable… read more