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Bringing Sustainability Into the Restoration of an Architectural Jewel

Professor Lynnette Widder was recently featured in an article about how she integrated sustainability into her restoration of a historic home in upstate New York.

by |May 12, 2020
Dale Willman, who will lead the new Earth Institute Resilience Media Project, here runs a discussion of resilience journalism

Earth Institute Announces Resilience Media Project

The project will boost newsroom capacity to go beyond reporting on disasters after they strike, to envision preventative and adaptive solutions.

by |May 11, 2020

The Sustainability of Sustainability

The managers of our organizations must pay attention to the physical dimensions of environmental sustainability.

by |May 4, 2020

Plastic, Paper or Cotton: Which Shopping Bag is Best?

Which bag should an environmentally responsible, health-conscious shopper use during this time of coronavirus?

by |April 30, 2020

The Pandemic is a Reason to Preserve Not Pollute the Planet

The pandemic should be teaching us the importance of public health, environmental protection and scientific analysis; which should lead us to preserve rather than pollute the planet.

by |April 27, 2020
jessica haller

Jessica Haller: Alum, Climate Activist, and City Council Contender

The Environmental Science and Policy alum is running for New York City Council on a platform that emphasizes sustainability, resilience, and equity.

by Greg Hopper |April 24, 2020
people waiting in line outside a supermarket

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Sustainability

A student examines the parallels between what this virus is doing to us and what we’ve been doing to our planet.

by Daryush Nourbaha |April 23, 2020
jeffrey sachs and kids on staircase

Charting a Roadmap for Radical, Transformative Change in the Midst of Climate Breakdown

A workshop on April 29 will discuss Sustainable Development Goal 4.7, which aims to incorporate sustainable development into education.

by Radhika Iyengar |April 23, 2020

We Were So Young and Naive. And We Got Things Done.

A journalist looks back on his efforts to cover the first Earth Day.

by |April 21, 2020

Social Distance, Sustainable Cities and Building Public Health Capacity

The return to a normal way of life and to renewing our push toward sustainable cities requires that we develop an apolitical, science-driven public health capacity.

by |April 20, 2020