COP26: Resources for Reporters

Columbia College will certainly have a solid visibility at COP26, the globe environment top in Glasgow, from October 31 to November. 12. Several specialists will certainly go to or comply with the conference very closely and also talk at numerous occasions. Many will certainly be offered for media meetings. 2 of our very own on-site occasions will certainly be open to the media. Furthermore, we run a COP26 web site with on the internet occasions and also point of views. Below is an overview to sources.

With online occasions and also existing point of views from our State of the Earth blog site. Most likely to:


Militarize the mobilization of exclusive funding for environment security in arising nations
At the Fixate Global Power Plan, participate in a panel conversation on brand-new devices and also methods to release exclusive funding to sustain environment modification in arising economic climates. Rich countries have actually long promised $ 100 billion a year to aid much less flourishing nations. Nevertheless, according to the International Financing Firm, the environment financing void in establishing nations is $ 23 trillion, or concerning $ 1.5 trillion a year, with 2030. To fill up the void, large public and also exclusive funding requires to be activated in arising markets to resolve both control and also modification.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021|11: 30-12: 30 New york city|4: 30-5: 30pm, Glasgow
Mandela Area, College of Strathclyde, 16 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ, UK

Panelists will certainly be revealed

Individual enrollment is needed for individual involvement:

Columbia Environment Institution at COP26: Transforming Aspiration right into Activity
Go to an unique Columbia Environment Institution occasion that brings pupils along with vital power and also environment leaders to find out about what is taking place at COP26. Participants at a real-time session in Glasgow will certainly have a real-time online conversation with the inaugural course of New york city Environment Institution pupils and also Columbia Global Centers pupils worldwide. The brand-new college combines scientists and also scholars that establish facilities of education and learning, research study, innovation and also plan. The occasion will certainly function as an extremely noticeable system for media curious about involving with the voices of youths at the police officer.

Thursday, November 4, 2021|13: 00-14: 00 New york city|17: 00-18: 00 Glasgow
The Discussion Forum, Columbia College and also The Place, College of Strathclyde

Mary Nichols, previous chairman of the California Air Resources Board
Catherine McKenna, Former Canadian Priest for Atmosphere and also Environment Modification
Alex Halliday (in New York City), supervisor of the Planet Institute at Columbia College and also founding dean of Columbia Environment Institution
Jason Bordoff, supervisor of the Fixate Global Power Plan and also founder of the Columbia Environment Institution.

Individual enrollment is needed for individual involvement:


Scott Barrett, economic expert, is a teacher at the Planet Institute at Columbia College and also the Institution of International and also Public Matters at Columbia College. He checks out the performance of worldwide contracts and also their successes and also failings, specifically when it come to the environment. He was the lead writer of the Intergovernmental Panel on Environment Modification.

Philippe Benoit is Accessory Senior Citizen Research Study Scholar at the Fixate Global Power Plan. From 2011 to 2016 he was head of the power atmosphere and also power effectiveness divisions at the International Power Firm. His experience in the exclusive and also public markets covers numerous areas consisting of the arising markets of Asia and also Latin America; Creating nations in sub-Saharan Africa; and also The United States And Canada and also Europe.

Jason Bordoff is founder of the Dean of Columbia Environment Institution and also founding supervisor of the Fixate Global Power Plan. Up until January 2013 he was Unique Aide to Head Of State Barack Obama and also Senior Citizen Supervisor for Power and also Environment Modification at the National Safety Council. As one of the globe’s leading specialists in power and also environment plan, Bordoff has actually sought research study and also political concerns at the user interface in between company, power, the atmosphere and also nationwide protection.

Ruth DeFries is Teacher of Ecology and also Sustainable Advancement and also founder of the Columbia Environment Institution. Making use of satellite photos and also area research studies, she explores just how the worldwide need for food and also various other sources is transforming the surface area, biodiversity and also environment of the earth. Receiver of a MacArthur “Genie” give, she is the writer of The Huge Cog: Exactly How Humankind Grows when faced with Natural Situation and also What Would Certainly Nature Do? An overview to our unsure times.

Julio Friedmann is Senior Citizen Research Study Scholar at the Fixate Global Power Plan. Most lately, he was Replacement Aide Assistant of the United States Division of Power’s Workplace of Fossil Power, where he was in charge of an R&D program in innovative nonrenewable fuel source systems, carbon capture and also storage space, carbon use, and also tidy coal usage. His know-how likewise consists of the manufacturing and also use hydrogen in addition to worldwide dedications for tidy power.

John Furlow is supervisor of the International Research Study Institute on Environment and also Culture. Furlow developed and also guided the environment modification adjustment program at USAID’s environment workplace. In 2015 he operated at the United States State Division on the style and also administration of the National Adjustment Strategy Global Network as component of the United States prep work for the UN Environment Modification Seminar in Paris. He has years of experience in worldwide altruistic programs in establishing nations, particularly in farming.

Antoine Halff is Accessory Senior Citizen Research Study Scholar at the Fixate Global Power Plan and also Principal Expert at Kayrros, a power information evaluation firm he co-founded in 2016. Formerly, he was an elderly oil expert at the International Power Firm and also the editor of 2 of its reliable magazines, the regular monthly oil market record and also the yearly medium-term oil market record. His know-how likewise consists of the tracking of methane exhausts.

Alex Halliday is the supervisor of the Planet Institute at Columbia College and also the starting dean of the Columbia Environment Institution. He was formerly Dean of Scientific research and also Design at the College of Oxford. Halliday spearheaded approaches for determining little isotopic variants in whatever from meteorites to salt water to living microorganisms, and also assisted clarify the advancement of our planetary system, the internal functions of the planet, and also the procedures that influence its surface area atmosphere.

Cynthia Rosenzweig is an elderly researcher at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Area Researches and also at the Planet Institute and also research studies the communications of environment with markets essential to humankind. She has actually worked as the working with lead writer on a number of IPCC records and also has actually led a number of big worldwide initiatives to research just how farming and also big cities can adjust to environment modification, consisting of the Agricultural Design Intercomparison and also Renovation Task and also the Urban Environment Modification Research Study Network.

David Sandalow is the Debut Other at the Fixate Global Power Plan and also Co-Director of the Power and also Atmosphere Focus at the Columbia Institution of International and also Public Matters. He started and also guides the centre’s US-China program and also is the writer of the overview to Chinese environment plan. His know-how consists of US-China environment diplomacy, biomass carbon elimination and also storage space, commercial decarbonization, and also straight air capture and also co2 usage.

Cecilia Sorensen, MD, is a professor at the Postman Institution of Public Health and wellness and also leads the International Consortium on Environment and also Health And Wellness Education And Learning. Her job consists of arising illness such as warmth stress and anxiety and also the health and wellness of employees in Guatemala; Woodland fires and also healthcare in the USA; and also Atmosphere and also Female’s Health and wellness in India. She was the writer of the United States 4th National Environment Analysis and also consultant to the Lancet Environment and also Health And Wellness United States Plan Quick.

Korey Silverman-Roati is an Other at the Sabin Facility for Environment Modification Legislation. The emphasis of his job gets on worldwide environment procedures. He is likewise researching co2 elimination and also sequestration, solar power research study, and also various other environment methods with the prospective to generate fast outcomes.

For even more know-how, see our listing of over 100 Planet Institute environment specialists.

To find out more or to contact our specialists, send out an e-mail to Natalie Volk: [email protected]


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