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Pangolins and the Consumers of Wildlife Trafficking

Earth Institute postdoc Nandini Velho writes about consumers of illegal wildlife products, including the obscure but heavily trafficked pangolin.

by |September 6, 2018
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Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019

Doctoral candidates or recent degree recipients interested in research on sustainable development should apply by October 31, 2018.

by |August 30, 2018

Alum Launches First-Ever Shared Electric Mopeds in New York City

With his passion for energy and sustainability, Frank Reig, an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum, is working to make urban transit “fast, affordable and way more fun.”

by |August 20, 2018

The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.

by |August 9, 2018

Sustainable Development Alum Embraces Shift to Physical Sciences

Sustainable Development alum Sara Lytle talks her move to environmental engineering and tips for others looking to change their academic course.

by |August 9, 2018

Uncovering the Science behind Environmental Legislation

The MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Workshop requirements mirror real-world sustainability problem-solving.

by |August 6, 2018

Ethics for Sustainability Management and Finance

The redesigned course focuses on the ethical challenges, pathways, and practices of sustainability in its intersections with the financial sector.

by |July 20, 2018

This Summer, Global Fellows Take Theory into the Field

Four students are undertaking sustainable development fieldwork in Brazil, Iceland, and New York City through the Global Fellows Program.

by |July 16, 2018

Accounting, Finance, and Modeling of Sustainable Investments

In Fall 2018, this course will examine traditional and emerging financial and cost accounting practices, non-financial sustainability performance metrics, and more.

by |July 12, 2018

Meet the Students Studying Transboundary Environmental Issues in the Middle East This Summer

For the fifth year, Columbia University and Tel Aviv University will collaborate to send grad students to the Middle East to learn about the environmental challenges facing communities in Jordan and Israel.

by |June 26, 2018