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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

COVID-19 Requires A Competent, Professional Federal Government

If we can replace bluster and improvisation with measured, calm and rational decision-making, we can rise to this occasion.

by |March 30, 2020

Living In and Learning From the Corona Crisis

We need to overcome divisions and come together in a single human community to combat a threat that disregards national boundaries.

by |March 23, 2020

Understanding Our Interconnected World and COVID-19

We need to develop the technologies, organizational capacities and institutional framework that enable people to be safe in this new world.

by |March 16, 2020

A Renewable Resource-Based Economy Requires Public-Private Partnership

What we’re missing is an activist federal government working hand in hand with the finance industry to incentivize green finance at a massive, national scale.

by |March 9, 2020

The Coronavirus and Our Interconnected Economy and Biosphere

Our only real weapon to address the threats posed by the impact of science and technology is the human ingenuity required to develop additional science and technology.

by |March 2, 2020

The Sharing Economy Comes to Congress While Plastic Bags Leave New York

Both clothing rental and plastic bag bans are small steps on the long road to sustainable cities and a circular, less environmentally destructive economy.

by |February 24, 2020