Each fall the Earth Institute offers a unique insight into the cutting-edge research of institute centers and units and the policy implications of that research in the Earth Institute Practicum. The practicum provides an opportunity to learn about issues in sustainable development, sustainability management and environmental science from faculty and researchers in these areas.
MS in Sustainability Management student Scott Miller rides 300 miles from New York to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about sustainability issues and promote support for Earth Institute research and projects.
The organic-rich source rock of the Marcellus Shale is an on-going target for massive gas extraction. Advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking, have made this extensive area of Marcellus black shale one of the largest unconventional and widely controversial gas operations in the United States today.
The Earth Institute and School of Continuing Education at Columbia University invite you to learn more about the Master of Science in Sustainability Management before the May 1 deadline for Fall 2011 admission. Watch the faculty and students share their experiences: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/videos/watch/302 All organizations, whether they are multinational corporations or local nonprofits, face a growing [...]