General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

The Midterm Elections and Environmental Protection

Tuesday’s election could be key in deciding federal environmental protection moving forward.

by |November 5, 2018

SUMA Net Impact Turns Students Into Sustainability Consultants

A matchmaking program pairs Sustainability Management students with industry leaders aspiring to make positive changes.

by |October 30, 2018
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Last Chance to Apply to the 2019 Interdisciplinary Postdoc Program

If you’re a postdoc interested in sustainable development, apply by October 31.

by |October 22, 2018
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9 Awesome Exhibits from the 2018 Lamont Open House

This annual celebration consists of talks by Lamont’s world-renowned experts as well as dozens of hands-on activities and experiments for kids to learn about how our planet works.

by |October 18, 2018
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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Designated a Clean Air Campus

The award from the New York State Department of Transportation recognizes Lamont’s electric shuttle buses, bike-friendly engineering, and more.

by |October 17, 2018
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Navigating Political Polarization in Times of Crisis: Lessons from the Difficult Conversations Lab

AC4’s Peter T. Coleman weighs in on how we can do a better job at talking about hot topics like climate change, immigration, and Trump.

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Global Perspectives on the UN’s Global Pact for the Environment

Legal experts from around the world weigh in on a UN resolution that aims to codify a human right to the environment in international law.

by |September 20, 2018
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CIESIN seeks GIS Interns

Detail-oriented students interested in GIS data exploration, analysis, and documentation can apply by September 24.

by |September 17, 2018
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Center on Global Energy Policy Launches Carbon Management Research Initiative

The initiative will help to drive business models, investment vehicles, and policies for a new carbon economy.

by |September 17, 2018

We Need Community

We need to understand and empathize with our neighbors in need in order to build open, creative, generous and diverse communities.

by |September 17, 2018