A new project from the Center for Sustainable Development and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will use education interventions to try to curb fluorosis, caused by high fluoride levels in drinking water, in Alirajpur, India.
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Over the past few years, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Development has been tackling sustainability issues through meaningful education on the environment.
Over the doorway of James Madison High School in Brooklyn there is a quote from James Madison which states, “education is the true foundation of civil liberty”.
The Earth Institute is seeking an intern to work with the Office of Academic and Research Programs, primarily supporting the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development.
We need to do a better job of integrating scientific knowledge into management decision making. The world is too complicated, interconnected and dangerous to act without real scientific observations and analysis.
We need all of those now being trained as sustainability professionals and we will need many more in the future. We need innovation in the management of our organizations in order to create the standard practices and capacities needed for sustainability.
Columbia for Carbon Neutrality, led by sophomores Arianna Menzelos and Meredith Harris, wants the university to commit to being carbon neutral by 2030.
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.
The need for education is constant. The key is to develop a culture of learning, achieving, and dreaming―and to not limit that learning and dreaming to young people.
The students studying with us are the antidote to dysfunction and corruption and our best hope for a sustainable future.