General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

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Sustainable Development Program Seeks Teaching Assistants for Fall 2020

Positions are available for 9 different courses. Deadline to apply is April 26.

by |March 27, 2020
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Summer 2020 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by April 19, 2020.

by |March 23, 2020

Living In and Learning From the Corona Crisis

We need to overcome divisions and come together in a single human community to combat a threat that disregards national boundaries.

by |March 23, 2020

Tech Tips for Working Remotely During COVID-19

We’ve compiled this list of free tools that you can use to help you work independently and collaboratively with your team.

by |March 16, 2020
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Pod of the Planet Ep.3: Transport for the People

An interview with Professor Jacqueline Klopp on how travel early in her life affected her career.

by |March 6, 2020

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