Center for Sustainable Urban Development Archives - Page 2 of 4 - State of the Planet

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We Must Incorporate Social Justice When Planning for Compound Disasters

When multiple disasters combine, marginalized communities are impacted the hardest. A new paper offers suggestions for dealing with these combined threats.

by Jackie Klopp, Andrew Kruczkiewicz, and Joshua Fisher |May 12, 2021
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Why International Women’s Day Is Still Relevant in 2021

Gender equality is an essential ingredient in building a fair and sustainable world. Today we’re publishing stories that honor the accomplishments of many of our women colleagues.

by |March 8, 2021
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Challenging Social Exclusion in the Urban Built Environment

A new book and online resource list offer perspectives, ideas, and resources to decenter whiteness within historic preservation.

by Anna Gasha |December 29, 2020
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Earth Networks Take Interdisciplinary Work to the Next Level

Working across the university, the Earth Networks will focus on climate mobility, environmental justice, habitable planets, and sustainable food systems.

by Sydney Williams |December 21, 2020
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Spring 2021 Earth Institute Internships

Eight opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students to intern in various departments and research centers across the Earth Institute.

by |December 16, 2020
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How Earth Institute Experts De-Stress Under Lockdown

From knitting to yoga and chocolate chip cookies, here’s how some of our team members are taking their minds off the pandemic.

by |April 16, 2020

Recycling in the U.S. Is Broken. How Do We Fix It?

Most of what you put into the recycling bin doesn’t actually get recycled. Here’s why — and how we can do better.

by |March 13, 2020

Pod of the Planet Ep.3: Transport for the People

An interview with Professor Jacqueline Klopp on how travel early in her life affected her career.

by |March 6, 2020
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Help Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals: Vote for Your Favorite Project

110 projects from around the world offer local solutions for a more sustainable planet.

by Anna Rubbo, Elliott Sclar, and Jacqueline Klopp |January 29, 2020
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Spring 2020 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by January 29, 2019.

by |December 9, 2019