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Glacier goo moving down a ramp

On the Road, Teaching Glacier Science

A PhD student explains what life is like on a week-long bicycle trip that’s bringing climate science to students from economically disadvantaged families.

by |October 11, 2019

Q&A With Sustainable Engineering Expert Tom Abdallah

The chief environmental engineer for the MTA New York City Transit is currently teaching the Capstone Workshop in the Sustainability Management masters program.

by |October 9, 2019
cyclist with mountains in background

Follow Along on a Bicycle Tour That Teaches About Hudson Valley’s Glacial History

A student-led Cycle for Science trip will follow the footsteps of an ice sheet that buried the NYC area under a mile of ice during the last ice age.

by |October 7, 2019

Closing the Loop on Urban Food Waste

Riyana Razalee, a current student in the MS in Sustainability Management program, is building from the ground up a career in agriculture and food systems.

by |October 3, 2019
bike in grand army plaza

A Sustainability Indicator to Compare the Bike Friendliness of U.S. Cities

An index created by a student would measure how well cities are encouraging bicycling through infrastructure, safety, and clean air.

by |October 2, 2019

Alum Spotlight: Lindsey Walter, Clean Energy Policy Advisor

This graduate of the Sustainable Development undergraduate program develops and advocates for policies that will help get the U.S. to net-zero emissions.

by |September 27, 2019
Lisa Dale with University of Rwanda graduate students after completing Sustainable Development and Climate Change Adaptation.

Apply to Be a Teaching Assistant in NYC and Rwanda

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is looking for a teaching assistant to support all elements of the Global Scholars Program in NYC and Rwanda.

by |September 26, 2019

Center for Climate and Life Fellow Explains IPCC Sea Level Warning

Pierre Dutrieux, a Lamont-Doherty oceanographer and 2019 Climate and Life Fellow, discusses his Antarctic research and what the new IPCC report says about sea level rise.

by |September 25, 2019
Karenna Gore speaks at a rally protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Karenna Gore on the Intersection of Faith, Climate Change, and Social Justice

How the daughter of Al Gore has forged her own unique path on addressing the biggest challenge of modern times.

by |September 25, 2019

Alum Works on Embedding Sustainability into Business Operations

Andrea Gomez Vesga works at ABM Industries Inc. as their corporate sustainability manager.

by |September 24, 2019