General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

Columbia Event Management Brings Sustainability to the Table

Inspired by work with the Earth Institute, Columbia Event Management is now offering a Sustainable Living menu curated to feature local ingredients, focusing on vegan and vegetarian options.

by Ana Contreras |February 12, 2020
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Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Women scientists play an essential role in the Earth Institute’s mission to understand how the planet works, how humans are changing it, and how to build a sustainable future.

by |February 11, 2020

Earth Institute Experts Share Key to Successful Interdisciplinary Research

A recent case study of multidisciplinary work within the Earth Institute highlights challenges and best practices, to smooth the path for future cross-cutting projects.

by Katy Coomes |February 4, 2020

Introducing Pod of the Planet

This podcast is an opportunity open to everyone at EI looking to explore some big questions: What is sustainable development? Why do we do what we do? And ultimately who we are.

by |February 3, 2020

Taro Takahashi Receives Inaugural Wallace S. Broecker Medal

The award posthumously recognizes Takahashi’s research around ocean uptake of carbon dioxide emissions.

by |January 27, 2020

Mary Annaïse Heglar to Join Earth Institute as Writer-in-Residence

The climate justice essayist will work on creative projects and lead a reading group at Columbia for six months.

by |January 27, 2020
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Undergrad Research Assistant Opportunity: Investigate Coastal Adaptation in NYC

The research assistant will collaborate with community groups in the Rockaways and with the City of NY to help build capacity for coastal resilience.

by |January 23, 2020
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Automation and Public Policy

We need to develop public policies designed to deal with the impact of automation on people.

by |December 30, 2019
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Spring 2020 Internship Opportunities at Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until January 15.

Quiz: The Decade in Science News

On the event horizon of a new decade, keep calm and put your lab coat on, and test your knowledge of some of the developments that made headlines in the 2010s.