Past Event

Climate Change and the Future of Our Cities

April 21, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Climate Change and the Future of Our Cities: A Special Earth Day Presentation with Amale Andraos & Andrew Smyth, moderated by Alex Halliday


As the climate threat accelerates, the call for a rapid and sustained reduction in greenhouse gas emissions grows more urgent. Meeting these demands will require profound changes. How will our society make this shift and how will it reshape our lives and communities?

The world’s cities hold tremendous potential and promise.

On April 21, 2022 at 6 pm EDT, join us for a special Earth Day edition of Columba Climate School’s Earth Series, as Climate School Dean Alex Halliday welcomes two of Columbia University’s visionary innovators. Design researcher, Professor and Dean Emerita of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) Amale Andraos and the Robert A.W and Christine S. Carleton Professor of Civil Engineering, smart cities expert Andrew Smyth will join Alex to talk about their pathbreaking work and their concepts for the future of the built environment.

The Speakers:

Amale Andraos is Professor and Dean Emerita of Columbia GSAPP.

Andrew Smyth is a Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University.

The Moderator:

Alex Halliday is the Founding Dean of the Columbia Climate School and Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute.

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Contact Information

Louise McMath