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  • For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    On September 16th, Oluseyi Fayanju, a graduate of the M.A. in Climate and Society program, spoke with current undergraduate students about his studies at Columbia and the professional experiences that led him to the Environmental Defense Fund. Although he originally planned to focus on climate change and energy after studying at the Earth Institute, Oluseyi…

  • Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Whether you are interested in global poverty alleviation, sustainable development, sustainability management, ecology or environmental policy, Columbia University has a program for you. Attend the Environmental and Sustainable Development Programs Open House from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University (116th & Broadway) to learn more.

  • Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Building energy consumption is an important sustainability and economic issue, as buildings account for 40% of all energy consumed. In a recently published paper, M.S. in Sustainability Management student, Greg Falco, explains how Smart Buildings help address these issues, using data analytics to troubleshoot building system inefficiencies that result in unnecessary energy costs.

  • A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    Expected to graduate in May 2012, Cindy Hollenberg, is confident that climatology has been her favorite class to date because it’s dynamic, but she can’t choose just one area of environmental policy and management that interests her most. “I have a difficult time choosing just one for the same reason that I was drawn to…

Columbia campus skyline with text Columbia Climate School Class Day 2024 - Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our Columbia Climate School MA in Climate & Society Class of 2024! Learn about our May 10 Class Day celebration. #ColumbiaClimate2024

  • For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    On September 16th, Oluseyi Fayanju, a graduate of the M.A. in Climate and Society program, spoke with current undergraduate students about his studies at Columbia and the professional experiences that led him to the Environmental Defense Fund. Although he originally planned to focus on climate change and energy after studying at the Earth Institute, Oluseyi…

  • Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Whether you are interested in global poverty alleviation, sustainable development, sustainability management, ecology or environmental policy, Columbia University has a program for you. Attend the Environmental and Sustainable Development Programs Open House from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University (116th & Broadway) to learn more.

  • Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Building energy consumption is an important sustainability and economic issue, as buildings account for 40% of all energy consumed. In a recently published paper, M.S. in Sustainability Management student, Greg Falco, explains how Smart Buildings help address these issues, using data analytics to troubleshoot building system inefficiencies that result in unnecessary energy costs.

  • A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    Expected to graduate in May 2012, Cindy Hollenberg, is confident that climatology has been her favorite class to date because it’s dynamic, but she can’t choose just one area of environmental policy and management that interests her most. “I have a difficult time choosing just one for the same reason that I was drawn to…