General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research in Spring 2019

Applications for the Spring 2019 Global Fellows and Travel Grant Programs are now open! Apply today for funding for your sustainability research.

by |December 6, 2018

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available for the upcoming semester. Apply by January 31, 2019.

by |December 5, 2018

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by January 31, 2019.

by |December 4, 2018

American Geophysical Union 2018: Key Events From the Earth Institute

The American Geophysical Union fall meeting takes place Dec. 10-14 in Washington, D.C. Here is a guide to key talks and other events from Columbia’s Earth Institute.

by |December 3, 2018

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
Decorative banner for the Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program

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
seltzer bottle plinian eruption demo

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
sean solomon accepts award

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
difficult conversation lab

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.