Friday, October 30, 2009

Climate Science Panel Will Discuss Ethics

The next Climate Action Forum topic will be The Ethics of Taking Action: Should I Be Doing Something? The panel will be moderated by Berkeley College Professor Larry Froelich, Management, and will feature Sebastian Font, of Critical Performance, LLC; Professor Joy Browne, Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Berkeley student leaders Deylis Linares and Sally Portes.

The panel discussion will be streamed live from this site on Wednesday, November 4, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. If you have questions you would like to ask the panelists, please email them to

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Watch the video from the first panel discussion on climate science

Thanks so much to our panelists, Professor Fernando Villegas, Professor Laura Harste, and journalist Greg Clary, for engaging in a lively discussion on climate science; to Berkeley College Vice President, Government Relations, New York and Campus Operating Officer Cynthia Rubino for moderating the panel; and to the students in Dr. Harste's Ascent of Science class for their questions. Also thanks to Berkeley College associates Thor Leach, Eric Serviss, and Donna Nicholson for videotaping the panel, Amanda DePalma for assistance with set-up, and Alice Hayes for coordinating the event.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Action Forum Video - LIVE From White Plains, NY 10/20/09

Visit soon for a downloadable version of this presentation.

Climate Science Panel Discussion

Tonight's panel discussion will be moderated by Cynthia Rubino, Berkeley College Vice President of Government Relations, New York and Campus Operating Officer, Westchester Campus. The topic is "Climate Science: What's Happening with the Climate?"

Our panelists include Berkeley College Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Laura Harste; Berkeley College Professor, Management, Fernando Villegas; and Journal News Environmental Reporter Greg Clary.

You may submit questions for the discussion prior to the event by posting comments to this blog by 6:00 pm today. Live streaming will commence at 6:30 pm this evening. The event will also be captured on video and posted to this blog tomorrow.

Please join us for a lively discussion!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Welcome to the Climate Action Forum

In the interest of offering the Berkeley College community and the public a forum to discuss climate science, the Project GreenPath Committee has planned this virtual Climate Action Forum. A series of panel discussions will be held at Berkeley College campuses and will be videotaped and streamed live from this blog.

The panel discussions are designed to start the conversation about climate change and action. Everyone is invited to continue the conversation by posting comments to this blog. Project GreenPath Committee members will moderate the discussion.

The first panel discussion, "Climate Science: What's Happening with the Climate?" will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 6:30-7:30 pm.

Thank you for joining us as we explore the issues surrounding climate science. And many thanks to Project GreenPath Committee members who have helped to coordinate the forum:
  • Alice Hayes
  • Laura Harste
  • Cindy Rubino
  • Kevin Frey
  • Amanda DePalma
  • Cristina Carnemolla
  • Raiana Stinnett
  • Katherine Wu
  • Paul Hebert
  • Rosemarie Berman
  • Janelle Roth