Depressing news and turbulent politics can leave many of us discouraged, but it’s not all doom and gloom; Earth Institute experts weigh in on what gives them hope.
SIPA Archives - State of the Planet
Pivoting from a career in high school science education, Sid Tulsiani hopes to engage with issues of climate change and energy.
Student Spotlight: Understanding Science to Support Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Policy
Elaine R. Angeles is pursuing an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy to bring science and policy-making together in developing countries.
The MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Workshop requirements mirror real-world sustainability problem-solving.
The organization is critical in connecting Environmental Science and Policy students to each other, the alumni network, and School of International and Public Affairs.
The graduate class consists of 57 students who will combat today’s most pressing sustainability and environmental problems.
Sid is attending Columbia’s MSP-ESP program get a more formal training in economics and policy, in order to apply that information in natural resources management legislation and other interests.
The shift to renewable energy is key to combating climate change and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. But critics argue it won’t be possible without financial support from the government. How important are special tax breaks and other subsides, and do they really work?
If carbon emissions hold steady, a new study in Science predicts that the European Union could face a massive influx by 2100.
In Sierra Leone, only 1 percent of rural citizens have access to electricity. Easy Solar, founded by graduates of Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, hopes to change that.