Sustainability isn’t just about the environment. Guo explains how social and economic factors, like employment and education, fit in.
Laura Piraino, Author at State of the Planet
Students from the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program at SIPA have produced a podcast called “Greener on the Other Side,” on sustainability, climate change, and the environment.
A graduate of Columbia’s Environmental Science and Policy MPA program tells us about his job as a climate adaption practice director at AECOM.
Alexander Rudnicki is earning a master’s in Environmental Science and Policy in order to shape the future of the burgeoning urban agriculture industry.
Emily Poorvin used to discover new drill sites for oil and gas companies; now she’s earning a masters degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia.
Mike Tuckfelt is a current MPA in Environmental Science and Policy student and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. In an interview, he talks about his goal of learning how to influence sustainability policy and how to educate decision-makers about sustainability issues.
Dr. Michael Puma, a Climate and Life Fellow at Columbia University and the Director of the Center for Climate Systems Research at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, teaches hydrology in the summer semester for the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Program.
The newest cohort of MPA Environmental Science and Policy students went on a field trip to the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn with professors Benjamin Bostick and Michael Musso to learn about the challenges of a dense mixed-use urban landscape.
The newest cohort of MPA Environmental Science and Policy students received a faculty-led tour of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory to learn about the innovative climate and environment research being carried out at one of the world’s leading research facilities.
Vincent Aurez, an economist and circular economy consultant for Ernst & Young’s Paris office, spoke about how companies have drawn on intelligent eco-design, and developed or identified new markets for their waste products, to improve profitability while reducing global footprint.