This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
Barnard College announced new developments in its climate action plans earlier this afternoon, building on its 2019 Climate Action goals for 360-degree climate action.
Bwog’s Saturday Daily Editor, Lauren Kahme, attends a roundtable discussion on the rapid climate change occurring on the Tibetan Plateau, a massive region of land in Central and East Asia categorized by its high elevation.
We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your scientific curiosity for everything from astronomy to zoology, and everything in between.
Bwogger Donna Qi attended the Climate Change Task Force Town Hall held in Low Library’s Faculty House to learn more about where the task force is currently stands with addressing climate change at Columbia University and to hear student input and questions. If you’re interested in learning more, they are holding another town hall on November 11th […]
On Tuesday morning, Bwog staff writers Lexie Lehmann and Sarah Kinney dragged their tired butts out of bed to attend an event that was actually pretty legit, a conversation on sustainable energy and climate change with Brian Deese, senior advisor to President Obama. The event was hosted by SIPA’s Center on Global Energy Policy. At […]
Recommended “Warming Arctic, Changing Planet” Monday, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Low Rotunda, Julie Payette, Natalie Boelman, Kevin Griffin, Igor Krupnik, Stephanie Pfirman, Pierre Richard, Bruno Tremblay “A Conversation with William C. Dudley, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York” Wednesday, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, 1501 IAB, William C. Dudley “Ignorance: How […]
Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Thursday is a university holiday, so there are very few lectures scheduled this week. Our recommendations for are below and the full list is after […]
In which Bwog lecture hopper Phil Crone reports back from the Heyman Center’s discussion on climate change Altschul Auditorium was host last night to a panel discussion featuring PrezBo, Joseph Stiglitz, and various experts on the ever more apocalyptic science of climate change. What exactly PrezBo, a freedom of speech scholar-cum-university president, was doing heading […]
If you read our February issue, you’d have heard of the Global Roundtable on Climate Change, a group of blue chips that has been meeting for the last two years to come up with some sort of statement on what do about our warming world. Last Tuesday, they came out with their joint statement, which […]