General Earth Institute Archives - Page 2 of 178 - State of the Planet

Lynnette Widder Receives Fellowship From Institute for Ideas and Imagination

As part of the fellowship, she will examine the transformation of design thinking, symbolic representation and construction in post-war West Germany.

by Ana M. Contreras |June 1, 2020

Mass Media World, Social Media World and the Real World

In the world outside of the mass and social media, we can have a reasoned, and even emotional argument about what we should do about the situation we are in.

by |June 1, 2020

Moving Forward is the Only Option

The crisis of environmental sustainability persists and moving forward to address that crisis is our only option.

by |May 26, 2020
A coal train sits on a track next to a facility in Donora, PA

While No One Was Watching: Changing Environmental Regulations Under the Trump Administration

The administration is using the pandemic to stop enforcing many environmental and health protections. In a recent webinar, experts discussed what has happened, and what it means.

by |May 21, 2020

Welcome, GlacierHub!

The website dedicated to glaciers, climate change, and indigenous cultures is moving to its own blog on State of the Planet.

by |May 21, 2020
students with columbia backdrop

Congratulations to the 2020 Graduates in Sustainability and Environmental Science

Earth Institute faculty offer their encouragement and advice for the newest crop of graduates who will change the world.

by |May 20, 2020

Organizational Management During a Pandemic

Each decision made by management is a step forward into a future that is less predictable than usual.

by |May 18, 2020

The Necessity of New York City’s Parks

A functioning park system helps address a wide variety of sustainability and social problems.

by |May 11, 2020

How to Take Photos in the Field

What, when and how to shoot photos of scientific fieldwork.

by |May 5, 2020

Writing and Submitting an Opinion Piece

Opinion pages are one of the best-read parts of any publication. Here is how to break into them.

by |May 4, 2020