General Earth Institute Archives - Page 2 of 166 - State of the Planet

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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

What Can We Do About the Growing E-waste Problem?

In 2016, the world discarded 49 million tons of electronic waste, yet only 20 percent of it was recycled. Where does e-waste go? And how are we going to deal the growing amounts of it?

by |August 27, 2018
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Fall 2018 Internships Available at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Applications will be accepted until September 15.

by |August 20, 2018

Fall 2018 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available. Apply by September 16, 2018.

by |August 13, 2018

Fall 2018 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by September 16, 2018.

by |August 13, 2018

The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.

by |August 9, 2018