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President, Columbia University

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Chairman, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority,
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Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Earth and Environmental Engineering and
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Africa Correspondent, The Economist

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Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences;
Professor, Department of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

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Professor of Technology Governance and Development Strategies, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

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Co-chairman, Interamerican Ethanol Commission 
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Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University
Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Vinton Professor, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Associate Director and Director of Research, The Earth Institute at Columbia University

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway

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Global Correspondent, The Economist

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Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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