Sustainable Development Archives - State of the Planet

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Last Chance to Apply to the 2020 Interdisciplinary Postdoc Program

If you’re a recent PhD interested in sustainable development, apply by October 30.

by |October 23, 2019

Alum Works on Embedding Sustainability into Business Operations

Andrea Gomez Vesga works at ABM Industries Inc. as their corporate sustainability manager.

by |September 24, 2019

Just Climate Change Action: The Importance and Challenges of Centering Indigenous Wisdom and Perspectives

Indigenous communities are on the frontlines of the climate crisis, leading the way for innovative actions rooted in first-hand experiences of climate disasters and shifts, and knowledge transferred across generations.

Education Brings Sectors Together to Address Fluorosis in Alirajpur

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.

by |August 12, 2019

Hiron Point Once More

We sailed to Hiron Point in the Sundarban Mangrove Forest to upgrade old and install new equipment. I have been to this beautiful remote site several times before. After competing the work, we sailed for over a day to reach our next site on a primary school roof.

by |July 26, 2019

Journalist Andrew Revkin to Head New Communications Initiative

The Earth Institute is starting a new initiative to expand Columbia University’s outreach on climate change and other sustainability issues to the public, policymakers and international organizations.

by |July 1, 2019
Jacqueline Klopp in Nairobi

Jacqueline Klopp Helps Public Transit to Grow Sustainably

She’s finding new ways collect and share data in rapidly growing cities — and the results will help to build a healthier future for the entire planet.

by |May 16, 2019

Summer Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

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.

by |May 15, 2019

Arup University Leader Presents for Speaker Series

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development welcomed Maria Aiolova, an Arup University leader and the co-founder of Terreform ONE, to conclude the Speaker Series for the 2018-19 academic year.

by |May 2, 2019

2019 All Ivy Career Fair Prepares Students and Alumni for Summer and Beyond

Over 800 students met with 79 recruiters at the 16th annual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair for job opportunities and internships.

by |April 10, 2019