Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Archives - State of the Planet

Sustainable Development Career Panel and Alumni Networking

Alumni shared their insights, experiences, and advice for current students.

by Minji Ko |June 18, 2020

How Water Infrastructure Can Enhance Sustainability

Guests at the Sustainable Development Speaker Series discussed how water infrastructure can be leveraged to protect the environment and address poverty, inequality, and social inclusion.

by Minji Ko |June 5, 2020
students with columbia backdrop

Congratulations to the 2020 Graduates in Sustainability and Environmental Science

Earth Institute faculty offer their encouragement and advice for the newest crop of graduates who will change the world.

by |May 20, 2020

‘Building’ Sustainability for Buildings

As part of the Spring 2020 Speaker Series, the CEO of Urban Green Council spoke to students about policy solutions to improve energy efficiency in buildings.

by Minji Ko |May 13, 2020

What It’s Like to Be a Sustainability Consultant for the Entertainment Industry

In a recent talk, sustainability consultant Jason Joyce explained how he has challenged the status quo in the fashion industry and major concert venues.

by Minji Ko |April 14, 2020
Jacky Austermann, Billy D'Andrea, and Roger Creel conducting field research in the Bahamas.

RSVP for the Spring 2020 Earth Institute Research Showcase

See interviews with Earth Institute students and join us virtually for the Earth Institute Research Showcase on April 10.

by Sydney Proffitt |April 9, 2020

Culture, Resilience, and Sustainability of the Salish People

In mid-February, a member of the Bitterroot Salish Tribe spoke to students about his tribe’s management and protection of natural resources.

by Minji Ko |April 7, 2020
man writing on chalkboard

Sustainable Development Program Seeks Teaching Assistants for Fall 2020

Positions are available for 9 different courses. Deadline to apply is April 26.

by |March 27, 2020
globe in hand

Summer 2020 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by April 19, 2020.

by |March 23, 2020
ants on a plant

The Next Climate Tech Breakthrough May Have Already Happened, We Just Didn’t Notice

How biomimicry and evolution can offer sustainable solutions for adaptation and resilience.

by Isabelle Seckler |January 10, 2020