General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

Studying Sustainability in Israel: It’s Complicated

MPA in Environmental Science and Policy students travel to Israel to learn more about the geopolitical climate and resource management as a tool for peace.

by |February 11, 2019

Amazon, the Global Economy, and Long Island City

This deal might not be good, but it’s necessary.

by |February 11, 2019

Sonya Dyhrman Named Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

The microbial oceanographer was elected a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of her scientific achievement.

by |February 7, 2019

Earth Institute Director Alex Halliday Honored with Knighthood

Years before Alex Halliday joined Columbia University’s Earth Institute as its director, he was changing the field of geochemistry.

by |February 6, 2019

Alum Spotlight: Applying Management, Strategic Communication and Policy Expertise to Human and Environmental Health

MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum Julie Manoharan leverages her degree to help shape communications strategies and program development.

by |January 29, 2019

New York’s Overly Political Approach to Mass Transit

The time for a comprehensive fix for this region’s mass transit is long overdue.

by |January 28, 2019
The Eiffel Tower

Lamont’s Dave Goldberg: Making Global Connections to Solve a Global Problem

David Goldberg recently returned to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory after a visiting appointment at the University of Montpellier on a “Make Our Planet Great Again” award.

by |January 25, 2019

Seeking Book Proposals on Water, Green Infrastructure, Climate Change Adaptation, and Public Health

The Education Committee of the Earth Institute faculty is seeking proposals for a new series of sustainability primers to be published by Columbia University Press. Proposals are due by March 4, 2019.

by |January 11, 2019
former Congressman Carlos Curbelo

Former Congressman Carlos Curbelo Joins Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy

As a Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Curbelo will focus on the nexus of energy and climate policy and support the center’s carbon tax research.

by |January 7, 2019

Anti-Government Ideology and the Federal Government Shutdown

Building infrastructure, providing emergency services, maintaining social safety nets, and ensuring public safety require an open and capable government.

by |January 7, 2019