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From the Peace Corps to Columbia: Planting Trees and Ideas with Kelsey Wooddell

MPA-ESP student Kelsey Wooddell discusses bringing her science background to solve sustainability problems.

by |March 2, 2018

Finishing Up in Bangladesh

In the final push, we split into multiple teams, and caught up and completed all the seismometer installations on time.

by |February 24, 2018

New and Returning Employers at All Ivy Career Fair Indicate Growth in the Sustainability Job Market

New recruiters at the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair — which included 100 Resilient Cities, Ceres, Covanta, Under Armour, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Optoro — show strong growth in the environmental sustainability job market. 

by |February 22, 2018

Installing the seismometer array

Helping Jim’s team, I assisted in installing stations and scouting locations. While some stations go quickly, others took multiple trips to find a good site. Time is growing short for getting all the seismometer installations done on time.

by |February 22, 2018

Transition to Seismology Scouting

As we finished scouting and installing the GPS stations, we started to assist the seismology team in getting permission to install there instruments in Tea Estates.

by |February 18, 2018

SIPA Israel Delegation Trip: Cooperation through Sustainability

This student-led initiative takes graduate students to Israel for a rich exchange of ideas. This year’s trip focused on environmentalism, resource management, and climate change.

by |February 14, 2018

The Politics of Technical Complexity

In addition to understanding basic science, we need to think about the use of the technologies that we develop.

by |February 5, 2018
Alex Hofmann

Innovating for Sustainability: Alex Hofmann

A graduate of Columbia’s Environmental Science and Policy program explains how his studies have helped him in his work in the energy sector.

by |January 30, 2018
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Free Workshop on Writing Blogs and Op-Eds

Taught by New York Times contributor and Columbia professor Claudia Dreifus, the March 3 workshop is open to Earth Institute students, faculty, and alumni.

by |January 29, 2018