alumni Archives - State of the Planet

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Alumni Spotlight: Elena Belletti Finds Economic Solutions for Environmental Protection

She’s helping countries improve sustainability while achieving their development goals.

by Joshua Cooper |June 23, 2020
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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

Alumni Spotlight: Lili Gao, Energy Consultant

An Environmental Science and Policy graduate discusses how the program prepared her for the challenges ahead in her work helping electric and water utilities transform their business.

by Greg Hopper |March 10, 2020

Alum Trained and Ready for Climate Action in Any Environment

Since graduating from the Sustainability Management program, Megan Ross has positioned herself for long-term career growth in climate adaptation.

by |October 17, 2019
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Alum Becomes Director of Senegal’s National Meteorological Service

Ousmane Ndiaye, an adjunct research scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, will oversee all matters related to climate services in Senegal.

Alum Spotlight: Lindsey Walter, Clean Energy Policy Advisor

This graduate of the Sustainable Development undergraduate program develops and advocates for policies that will help get the U.S. to net-zero emissions.

by |September 27, 2019

Alum Works on Embedding Sustainability into Business Operations

Andrea Gomez Vesga works at ABM Industries Inc. as their corporate sustainability manager.

by |September 24, 2019

Sustainable Development Alum Accepted to Attend the UN Youth Climate Summit in New York

Emilie Baliozian was one of 500 hundred young people from around the world selected to attend the summit after demonstrating a commitment to addressing the climate crisis and displaying leadership in advancing solutions.

by |September 5, 2019
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How Climate Change Threatens NYC’s Transportation Infrastructure

Environmental Science and Policy alum Susanne DesRoches has testified before Congress on how to build resiliency in roadways and public transit.

by |September 4, 2019
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Earth Institute Alumni Helped Launch Etsy Carbon Offset Initiative

The major e-commerce site is the first to offset 100% of its carbon emissions from shipping — and two Sustainability Management graduates helped to make it happen.

by |June 4, 2019