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  • Students. Saturday. Science?

    It’s a Saturday morning, and most kids between the ages of 12 and 14 are sleeping in, off to rehearsals or sports team practice, or grudgingly helping with household chores. At Columbia University, a group of middle-school students are eagerly engaging in the scientific method.

  • 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference

    17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference

    “We have in the world today two dangerously different views of the future,” the view of natural scientists and the view of economists, says Lester Brown, founder of the Earth Policy Institute and a keynote speaker at the 17th annual International Sustainable Development Conference.

  • ISDRC 17: Recap of Sustainable Development Conference, Where Do We Go From Here

    ISDRC 17: Recap of Sustainable Development Conference, Where Do We Go From Here

    This post was written by Pablo Villoch On May 7-10 the Earth Institute, Columbia University, hosted the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, in partnership with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development (UNDSD) and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Following are some notes from the conference. More than 400 researchers from over…

  • Celebrating Earth and Reducing Our Impact

    Celebrating Earth and Reducing Our Impact

    Earth Week 2011 (April 17-23) here at Columbia University we will focus on the area of environmental impact. Following the lead of the No Impact Project, this year’s celebration will be themed: “NO IMPACT WEEK 2011.”

  • A Dialogue Between Two Cities, New York and Shanghai

    China’s economic growth continues at a staggering pace as we enter into their 12th Five-Year Plan. GDP per capita has never been higher, and as nearly 20% of the world is lifted out of poverty, the enormous migration of Chinese from rural regions to urban centers places a tremendous strain on society, natural resources, and…

  • Carbon Capture, Policy Change, and My First Assignment

    Lecture on UK Policy of Carbon Capture Storage with Dr. Tim Fox of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers is happening on February 2, 2011 at 4:00pm in Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555. This event is free and open to the public with light refreshments.

  • Students. Saturday. Science?

    It’s a Saturday morning, and most kids between the ages of 12 and 14 are sleeping in, off to rehearsals or sports team practice, or grudgingly helping with household chores. At Columbia University, a group of middle-school students are eagerly engaging in the scientific method.

  • 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference

    17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference

    “We have in the world today two dangerously different views of the future,” the view of natural scientists and the view of economists, says Lester Brown, founder of the Earth Policy Institute and a keynote speaker at the 17th annual International Sustainable Development Conference.

  • ISDRC 17: Recap of Sustainable Development Conference, Where Do We Go From Here

    ISDRC 17: Recap of Sustainable Development Conference, Where Do We Go From Here

    This post was written by Pablo Villoch On May 7-10 the Earth Institute, Columbia University, hosted the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, in partnership with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development (UNDSD) and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Following are some notes from the conference. More than 400 researchers from over…

  • Celebrating Earth and Reducing Our Impact

    Celebrating Earth and Reducing Our Impact

    Earth Week 2011 (April 17-23) here at Columbia University we will focus on the area of environmental impact. Following the lead of the No Impact Project, this year’s celebration will be themed: “NO IMPACT WEEK 2011.”

  • A Dialogue Between Two Cities, New York and Shanghai

    China’s economic growth continues at a staggering pace as we enter into their 12th Five-Year Plan. GDP per capita has never been higher, and as nearly 20% of the world is lifted out of poverty, the enormous migration of Chinese from rural regions to urban centers places a tremendous strain on society, natural resources, and…

  • Carbon Capture, Policy Change, and My First Assignment

    Lecture on UK Policy of Carbon Capture Storage with Dr. Tim Fox of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers is happening on February 2, 2011 at 4:00pm in Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555. This event is free and open to the public with light refreshments.