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First-of-its-kind Curriculum Will Focus on Climate Risk and Investment Research

The Earth Institute is collaborating with leading global investment management firm AllianceBernstein L.P. to create an intensive curriculum focused on how climate change can affect economic and financial outcomes.

by |September 11, 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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Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2020

Doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D. or Sc.D. recipients interested in research on sustainable development can apply by October 30, 2019.

by |August 27, 2019

Fall 2019 Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until September 22.

by |August 23, 2019
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Fall 2019 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available. Apply by September 11, 2019.

by |August 20, 2019

Fall 2019 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by September 11, 2019.

by |August 19, 2019
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Student Spotlight: Incorporating Sustainable Policies Within the Mining Industry

Former mining consultant Josefina Correa is studying Environmental Science and Policy in order to provide sustainable solutions to mining industry challenges.

by |August 16, 2019
Park Williams explains to policy students how tree rings can shed light on climate history.

Where Science Meets Policy: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Hosts Environmental Policy Students

As part of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy, students undertake science courses that will serve as a foundational basis for tackling policy issues. Who better to learn from than the individuals who dominate earth science research?

by |July 26, 2019
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Fusing Sustainability and Education in New York City Schools

Oren Pizmony-Levy works to help schools engage with environmental and social justice issues at every level.

Meet the Students Studying Environmental Issues in the Middle East in 2019

This July, Columbia University and Tel Aviv University will send graduate students to the Middle East to learn about the environmental challenges facing communities in Jordan and Israel.

by |July 9, 2019