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Spring Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

The Earth Institute is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student intern to work with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development.

by |December 10, 2018

Assessing the Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Extreme Weather

Yutian Wu received funding from the Center for Climate and Life to investigate whether the loss of Arctic sea ice promotes severe weather over North America.

by |December 10, 2018

Promoting but Regulating Electric Bikes in New York City

We need to be as creative in regulating new technologies and business models as the people who are making and selling these products and services.

by |December 10, 2018

Fall Events Provide Hope for Solving Climate Change

In a variety of talks and panels, experts gathered on campus to discuss ideas and technologies that can help us overcome the planet’s biggest environmental challenge.

by |December 7, 2018

Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research in Spring 2019

Applications for the Spring 2019 Global Fellows and Travel Grant Programs are now open! Apply today for funding for your sustainability research.

by |December 6, 2018

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available for the upcoming semester. Apply by January 31, 2019.

by |December 5, 2018

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by January 31, 2019.

by |December 4, 2018
circular economy panel discussion

What it Will Take to Create a Circular Economy

Building an economy based on reusing and repurposing products will require big transformations. Participants at a recent event outlined concrete steps on how we can move forward.

by |December 4, 2018

American Geophysical Union 2018: Key Events From the Earth Institute

The American Geophysical Union fall meeting takes place Dec. 10-14 in Washington, D.C. Here is a guide to key talks and other events from Columbia’s Earth Institute.

by |December 3, 2018

The Green New Deal and a Vision of Environmental Sustainability

The widespread and growing attention paid to environmental sustainability is difficult to ignore.

by |December 3, 2018