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  • Certificate Student Builds Green Roofs

    Certificate Student Builds Green Roofs

    Eric Dalski, a student in the Earth Institute Executive Education Certificate Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability is building vegetative layers grown on a rooftop. Learn more about his perspectives on the Certificate Program.

  • Careers in Earth Science

    Careers in Earth Science

    Last year, President Obama launched Educate to Innovate, a campaign designed to improve the participation and performance of the nation’s students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  • Faculty Profile: Jason Smerdon

    Faculty Profile: Jason Smerdon

    “Much of sustainable development is about where the world is headed in the future, anticipating the changes that are to come and evaluating the choices that we have available to address them. But understanding how natural and socioeconomic systems will change in the future, including the climate system, often requires that we look to the…

  • Changing Temperatures, Extremes and Hydroclimate – Wednesday, March 13 at 4:00 pm

    The Earth Institute is pleased to present the fourth of the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series titled “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Recent trends in temperatures, extremes and hydroclimate” tomorrow (Wednesday, March 13) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Columbia University’s Low Library, Faculty Room. Please RSVP online to attend. Distinguished speakers will include: Gavin Schmidt, Deputy Chief,…

  • Sustainability Skills Seminar: Lifecyle Assessment

    Sustainability Skills Seminar: Lifecyle Assessment

    Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist with the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy led a seminar on Product Lifecycle Assessment and Carbon Footprinting. This seminar is part of the Sustainability Skills Series available to students in the Earth Institute education programs.

  • Putting Sustainability into Practice- EcoPracticum

    Interdisciplinary collaboration, rather than polarized efforts, are needed to promote environmental sustainability.

  • Study Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East this Summer

    This summer, 10 Columbia University students will have the opportunity spend two weeks in Jordan and Israel, learning about how environmental issues span geographical boundaries; how political conflicts create, sustain and escalate these problems; and the role the environment can play in future negotiations toward constructive and peaceful outcomes.

  • Faculty Profile: Naresh Devineni

    Faculty Profile: Naresh Devineni

    Naresh Devineni will be teaching a course on the Management and Development of Water Systems as part of the new Certificate in Sustainable Water Management. In this interview, conducted by Nick Turchak, Naresh elaborates on his research topics in Hydro-climatic Data Analysis and Modeling, Water Resources Management and Risk Assessment.

  • Certificate Student Builds Green Roofs

    Certificate Student Builds Green Roofs

    Eric Dalski, a student in the Earth Institute Executive Education Certificate Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability is building vegetative layers grown on a rooftop. Learn more about his perspectives on the Certificate Program.

  • Careers in Earth Science

    Careers in Earth Science

    Last year, President Obama launched Educate to Innovate, a campaign designed to improve the participation and performance of the nation’s students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  • Faculty Profile: Jason Smerdon

    Faculty Profile: Jason Smerdon

    “Much of sustainable development is about where the world is headed in the future, anticipating the changes that are to come and evaluating the choices that we have available to address them. But understanding how natural and socioeconomic systems will change in the future, including the climate system, often requires that we look to the…

  • Changing Temperatures, Extremes and Hydroclimate – Wednesday, March 13 at 4:00 pm

    The Earth Institute is pleased to present the fourth of the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series titled “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Recent trends in temperatures, extremes and hydroclimate” tomorrow (Wednesday, March 13) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Columbia University’s Low Library, Faculty Room. Please RSVP online to attend. Distinguished speakers will include: Gavin Schmidt, Deputy Chief,…

  • Sustainability Skills Seminar: Lifecyle Assessment

    Sustainability Skills Seminar: Lifecyle Assessment

    Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist with the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy led a seminar on Product Lifecycle Assessment and Carbon Footprinting. This seminar is part of the Sustainability Skills Series available to students in the Earth Institute education programs.

  • Putting Sustainability into Practice- EcoPracticum

    Interdisciplinary collaboration, rather than polarized efforts, are needed to promote environmental sustainability.

  • Study Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East this Summer

    This summer, 10 Columbia University students will have the opportunity spend two weeks in Jordan and Israel, learning about how environmental issues span geographical boundaries; how political conflicts create, sustain and escalate these problems; and the role the environment can play in future negotiations toward constructive and peaceful outcomes.

  • Faculty Profile: Naresh Devineni

    Faculty Profile: Naresh Devineni

    Naresh Devineni will be teaching a course on the Management and Development of Water Systems as part of the new Certificate in Sustainable Water Management. In this interview, conducted by Nick Turchak, Naresh elaborates on his research topics in Hydro-climatic Data Analysis and Modeling, Water Resources Management and Risk Assessment.