MS in Sustainability Management News Archives - State of the Planet

Even During Lockdown, California Moves to Decarbonize Trucking

California’s Air Resource Board and governor deserve enormous credit for moving ahead even in the face of the worsening pandemic. It demonstrates leadership, vision and persistence.

by |June 29, 2020

Environmental Protection and Infrastructure Investments Are Necessities, Not Luxuries

A clean and healthy environment and environmental justice are necessities and not luxuries.

by |June 8, 2020

Mass Media World, Social Media World and the Real World

In the world outside of the mass and social media, we can have a reasoned, and even emotional argument about what we should do about the situation we are in.

by |June 1, 2020
professor and students at a table

Professing in a Pandemic

The COVID-19 lockdown taught a writing professor and her students that it is important to be flexible, to listen, and to use whatever a situation brings to you.

by Claudia Dreifus |May 21, 2020

Organizational Management During a Pandemic

Each decision made by management is a step forward into a future that is less predictable than usual.

by |May 18, 2020

The Necessity of New York City’s Parks

A functioning park system helps address a wide variety of sustainability and social problems.

by |May 11, 2020

The Pandemic is a Reason to Preserve Not Pollute the Planet

The pandemic should be teaching us the importance of public health, environmental protection and scientific analysis; which should lead us to preserve rather than pollute the planet.

by |April 27, 2020

Social Distance, Sustainable Cities and Building Public Health Capacity

The return to a normal way of life and to renewing our push toward sustainable cities requires that we develop an apolitical, science-driven public health capacity.

by |April 20, 2020

The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability

Last month, the Earth Institute celebrated the publication of a new book and heard from panelists on the role of harnessing financial acumen to achieve long-run sustainability.

by |April 17, 2020

Education During a Global Pandemic

As educators, we are responsible for ensuring that the expertise needed to maintain this complex world continues to be regenerated.

by |April 6, 2020