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Learning to Address Sustainability in Corporate Decision-Making

As a corporate consultant, Pol Lezcano saw how critical sustainability was becoming in corporate decision-making. He enrolled in Columbia’s Sustainability Management program to learn how to tackle this issue.

by |March 1, 2019

Student Spotlight: From Marine Biology to Environmental Policy

MPA in Environmental Science and Policy student Shirley Binder aims to incorporate environmental policy fundamentals into her marine biology background.

by |February 27, 2019

Creating a Global and Unified Perspective on Infrastructure

Growing up in Africa, Catarina Carvalho was impressed by how people’s lifestyles transformed as infrastructure developed over time. She wanted to be a part of that phenomenon.

by |February 22, 2019

Studying Sustainability in Israel: It’s Complicated

MPA in Environmental Science and Policy students travel to Israel to learn more about the geopolitical climate and resource management as a tool for peace.

by |February 11, 2019

New Class on Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Global Forests

Brendan Buckley discusses his course, Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Global Forests, which is offered this spring.

by |February 4, 2019

A Record 16 Leading Sustainability Practitioners Headed to Practicum

The Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership, a course in the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, will host a record 16 leading sustainability practitioners this spring.

by |January 18, 2019

Seeking Book Proposals on Water, Green Infrastructure, Climate Change Adaptation, and Public Health

The Education Committee of the Earth Institute faculty is seeking proposals for a new series of sustainability primers to be published by Columbia University Press. Proposals are due by March 4, 2019.

by |January 11, 2019
recording glacier sounds

Alum Records Glacier Sounds in Peru

Gustavo Valdivia’s work helps people to connect with the natural world in a different way.

by |January 3, 2019

Tackling Real-World Sustainability Challenges in the Senior Capstone Workshop Briefings

On December 7, upperclassmen in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development presented their final briefings for their capstone workshop.

by |December 14, 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