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The Power Pivot: The Wind Alternative

October 13, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Global warming is on pace to upend societies throughout the world. Leaders in government, science, finance, industry and policy agree, climate change has created a moment of profound consequence that demands profound action.

    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory polar pioneer Robin Bell, geophysicist and Deputy Director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory David Goldberg, and Lamont atmospheric geochemist Róisín Commane discuss this moment the high stakes energy decisions before us and the important opportunity to embrace change in "The Wind Alternative’, the New York  offshore wind energy initiative as an energy innovation to bring the world safely and sustainably into the future.

    Introduction by Maureen Raymo, Co-Founding Dean, Columbia Climate School; Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

    Moderator: Dave Goldberg, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory


    • Robin Bell, Palisades Geophysical Institute, Lamont Research Professor
    • Róisín Commane, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory



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