1. Jared Diamond - Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

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    April 25, 2007 Jared Diamond, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA School of Health; Professor of Geography at UCLA Introduction by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University More Info: http://www.earth.columbia.edu

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    • JM Eagle and Earth Institute Bring Cleaner, Safer Water to Thousands in Rural Senegal

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      Rural villagers in one of the poorest and driest parts of Senegal are turning on their taps for the first time and seeing water flow freely from the ground into their containers. JM Eagle, the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, and the Earth Institute at Columbia University announced on January 14 the official completion of a new water infrastructure system that is bringing safer water to more than 13,500 people in western Senegal... Read More: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/2372

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      • Sustainable Urbanization in the 21st Century

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        Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Title: Sachs Lecture Series: Sustainable Urbanization in the 21st Century Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Description: This is the third lecture by Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Development at Columbia University. This talk was given at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. More Info: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/2323

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        • Sauri, Kenya, Millennium Village

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          January 2007 Sauri villagers speak about their lives and the progress that they have seen since becoming a Millennium Village. Topics include: agriculture, water, education, health. http://www.millenniumpromise.org

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          • Jeffrey Sachs Talks About The Earth Institute's New Climate Center

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            Jeffrey Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University Footage provided by Sony Ericsson

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            • Jeffrey Sachs on "Far Away Up Close"

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              May 5, 2008 Jeffrey Sachs speaks to former government minister Liz O' Donnell about foreign aid to Africa and what does and does not work. Watch full program here: http://www.farawayupclose.ie/series4/4aideffect/vid_features.htm

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              • Jeffrey Sachs on CBC News: Our World

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                Jeffrey D. Sachs discusses foreign aid, successful aid practices, and rebuts aid critics with sound examples of success.

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                • Promoting Global Understanding of Sustainable Development (Part 1 of 4)

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                  Date: February 23, 2009 Title: Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Journalism School: Promoting Global Understanding of Sustainable Development Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Part 2: http://www.vimeo.com/3505807 Part 3: http://www.vimeo.com/3506453 Part 4: http://www.vimeo.com/3506774 Description: This is the fifth lecture by Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Development at Columbia University. This talk was given at the Graduate School of Journalism. More Info: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/2323

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                  • Climate Experts Walter Baethgen and Sabine Marx - Columbia Climate Center Launch (Part 5 of 6)

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                    A discussion between: Ted Turner, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Special remarks by: Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Planning, United Nations Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University Peter Schlosser, Director, Columbia Climate Center Presentations by Columbia University climate experts: Walter Baethgen, Director, Program for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Wally Broecker, Newberry Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University Patrick Kinney, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Sabine Marx, Associate Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Columbia University Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute Senior Research Scientist, Doherty Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Moderated by Mary-Elena Carr, Associate Director, Columbia Climate Center, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Columbia Climate Center: http://www.climate.columbia.edu BLOG: http://www.climate.columbia.edu/blog Part 1: http://www.vimeo.com/3974139 Part 2: http://www.vimeo.com/3974506 Part 3: http://www.vimeo.com/3977134 Part 4: http://www.vimeo.com/3978038 Part 5: Watching now Part 6: http://www.vimeo.com/3978275

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                    • The Natural History of the Bible: An Environmental Exploration of the Hebrew Scriptures

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                      February 2006 Daniel Hillel, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research, The Earth Institute at Columbia University

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