Education Archives - State of the Planet

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How Climate Change Threatens NYC’s Transportation Infrastructure

Environmental Science and Policy alum Susanne DesRoches has testified before Congress on how to build resiliency in roadways and public transit.

by |September 4, 2019
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Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2020

Doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D. or Sc.D. recipients interested in research on sustainable development can apply by October 30, 2019.

by |August 27, 2019

Fall 2019 Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until September 22.

by |August 23, 2019
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Resisting Trump’s Relentless Attack on the Environment

By keeping informed and creatively exploring alternatives to federal anti-environmental policies, we can continue on the path of environmental progress.

by |August 19, 2019
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Student Spotlight: Incorporating Sustainable Policies Within the Mining Industry

Former mining consultant Josefina Correa is studying Environmental Science and Policy in order to provide sustainable solutions to mining industry challenges.

by |August 16, 2019

Education Brings Sectors Together to Address Fluorosis in Alirajpur

A new project from the Center for Sustainable Development and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will use education interventions to try to curb fluorosis, caused by high fluoride levels in drinking water, in Alirajpur, India.

by |August 12, 2019
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Merging Environment and Education Is Crucial for Sustainable Development

Over the past few years, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Development has been tackling sustainability issues through meaningful education on the environment.

by |July 31, 2019
Park Williams explains to policy students how tree rings can shed light on climate history.

Where Science Meets Policy: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Hosts Environmental Policy Students

As part of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy, students undertake science courses that will serve as a foundational basis for tackling policy issues. Who better to learn from than the individuals who dominate earth science research?

by |July 26, 2019
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Fusing Sustainability and Education in New York City Schools

Oren Pizmony-Levy works to help schools engage with environmental and social justice issues at every level.

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Sustainability Management Faculty Attend Global Impact and Sustainable Finance Consortium

Bhakti Mirchandani and Curtis Probst, lecturers in Columbia University’s Sustainability Management program, attended the group’s third annual gathering.

by |July 18, 2019