General Earth Institute Archives - Page 2 of 174 - State of the Planet

Call for Proposals for Earth Institute Sustainability Primers

The Education Committee of the Earth Institute faculty is seeking proposals for a series of sustainability primers published by Columbia University Press. Proposals are due by March 2, 2020.

by |December 3, 2019

American Geophysical Union 2019: Key Events From the Earth Institute

A chronological guide to key talks and other events at the Dec. 9-13 American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco.

by |December 2, 2019
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The Dangers of Deregulation

Deregulation reinforces a Wild West mindset that is inappropriate for the crowded planet that we all live on.

by |December 2, 2019
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An Inlet By Any Other Name: Lamont Scientist Honored with Antarctic Namesake

A small bay in Antarctica has been named after biological oceanographer Hugh Ducklow to celebrate his contributions to Antarctic research.

by |November 27, 2019

Speaker Series Guest Discusses Green Solutions

During her talk, Margaret Oloriz from Arcadis shared her experiences and knowledge in designing green infrastructure solutions to serve local communities.

by Minji Ko |November 21, 2019
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How Should Columbia Drive Climate Change Innovation?

The university asks students to collaborate on building a roadmap for climate response and a more sustainable future.

by |November 18, 2019

The Continued Attack on Federal Civil Servants

It will take many years to rebuild America’s institutions and norms and if we are not careful the stable, creative, high energy and path-breaking nation we inherited will slowly fade into the sunset.

by |November 18, 2019

Student Kevin Webb Connects His Venture Capital Experience to Sustainability

Webb comes from a career of more than 8 years in early-stage venture capital and is now a student in the Sustainability Science program at Columbia University.

by |October 31, 2019

Sustainable Development Seeking Teaching Assistants for Spring 2020

Applicants must be current full-time Columbia University students enrolled in a degree-granting program.

by Cari Shimkus |October 29, 2019
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Last Chance to Apply to the 2020 Interdisciplinary Postdoc Program

If you’re a recent PhD interested in sustainable development, apply by October 30.

by |October 23, 2019