General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

Pod of the Planet Ep. 11: Lamont’s Open House Goes Virtual

In this episode Marie DeNoia Aronsohn talks with Maureen Raymo, the interim director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, on her vision for the institution.

by |October 18, 2020

Our Biggest, Best Event of the Year is Going Virtual

Lamont Open House at Home is four days of exciting and informative virtual earth science activities for children, families, educators, and science enthusiasts of all ages.

by |October 2, 2020
A man kneels before a cross at a make-shift memorial outside Columbine High School near Denver, CO after a mass shooting there in April of 1999

Moral Injury: Repairing the Hidden Cost of Journalism

Reporters who witness immense suffering can experience “a wound on the soul.” A recent webinar discussed these wounds and how newsrooms can support mental healing.

by |September 29, 2020
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Staff Spotlight: Ismini Ethridge, Special Assistant at the Center for Sustainable Development

Growing up in a multicultural family, surrounded by champions of social and environmental justice, helped to set the stage for her work at CSD.

by Judy Jamal |September 28, 2020

Building the Profession of Sustainability Management

Today, most of those running sustainability units are trained in other fields. As they retire they will be replaced by well-trained sustainability professionals.

by |September 21, 2020
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Lamont Alumna Receives Prestigious Prize

Susan Trumbore, who earned her Ph.D. at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, is among the recipients of the 2020 Balzan Prize, one of the most prestigious international awards in natural science and humanities.

by |September 18, 2020

Climate Week at the Earth Institute

Next week, September 21-27, is Climate Week in New York City. Join us for a series of online events covering the climate crisis and pointing us towards action.

by |September 16, 2020

Come Learn in the Earth Institute’s New Non-Degree Programs This Fall

Join us for our non-degree programs launching this fall and connect to timely topics around climate and sustainability.

by |September 3, 2020

Pod of the Planet Ep. 9: Not Everyone is Greta, and That’s OK

George Bernard Shaw, who once quipped that “youth is wasted on the young,” couldn’t be more wrong when it comes to climate activism.

by |August 31, 2020