News from the Columbia Climate School

Tag: EICES

  • Out on the Farm With SEE-U NYC

    Out on the Farm With SEE-U NYC

    This summer, the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates gave students an in-depth look at the food systems in and around NYC.

  • Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.

  • In Memoriam: Don Melnick

    In Memoriam: Don Melnick

    Professor Melnick’s life and work have been a force for advancing science and securing environmental sustainability around the world. He died on April 18th.

  • What’s Needed for a Sustainable, Equitable and Healthy Food System?

    What’s Needed for a Sustainable, Equitable and Healthy Food System?

    A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.

  • Paying to Protect the Environment

    Paying to Protect the Environment

    Ecosystems provide humankind with food, fuel and fiber; they help clean the air and water, control flooding and regulate climate. Now, a group of scientists has laid out guidelines to gauge how effective we are at setting a price on such benefits of nature.

  • Exploring Ecology and History in Bermuda

    Exploring Ecology and History in Bermuda

    I learned about the coral reef ecology course in Bermuda offered through the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University after developing an interest in marine science over the past year. My background is in newspaper journalism, but I’m now a communications professional at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), devoted to promoting…

  • Employing a Knowledge Systems Approach to Creating a Sustainable Future

    Employing a Knowledge Systems Approach to Creating a Sustainable Future

    Jeffrey Potent discusses his upcoming course, the importance of understanding systems, and employing a knowledge systems approach to creating a sustainable future.

  • Visit Ecosystems in Brazil, India, or Jordan This Summer

    Visit Ecosystems in Brazil, India, or Jordan This Summer

    Are you curious about environmental sustainability in a global context? Want to earn course credit while traveling the world this summer? Take advantage of The Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates program (SEE-U) offered through The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability! Through summer field courses in Brazil, India, or Jordan, you will have the unique…

  • 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.

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Out on the Farm With SEE-U NYC

    Out on the Farm With SEE-U NYC

    This summer, the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates gave students an in-depth look at the food systems in and around NYC.

  • Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    Why You Should Shop at the Farmers Market

    In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.

  • In Memoriam: Don Melnick

    In Memoriam: Don Melnick

    Professor Melnick’s life and work have been a force for advancing science and securing environmental sustainability around the world. He died on April 18th.

  • What’s Needed for a Sustainable, Equitable and Healthy Food System?

    What’s Needed for a Sustainable, Equitable and Healthy Food System?

    A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.

  • Paying to Protect the Environment

    Paying to Protect the Environment

    Ecosystems provide humankind with food, fuel and fiber; they help clean the air and water, control flooding and regulate climate. Now, a group of scientists has laid out guidelines to gauge how effective we are at setting a price on such benefits of nature.

  • Exploring Ecology and History in Bermuda

    Exploring Ecology and History in Bermuda

    I learned about the coral reef ecology course in Bermuda offered through the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University after developing an interest in marine science over the past year. My background is in newspaper journalism, but I’m now a communications professional at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), devoted to promoting…

  • Employing a Knowledge Systems Approach to Creating a Sustainable Future

    Employing a Knowledge Systems Approach to Creating a Sustainable Future

    Jeffrey Potent discusses his upcoming course, the importance of understanding systems, and employing a knowledge systems approach to creating a sustainable future.

  • Visit Ecosystems in Brazil, India, or Jordan This Summer

    Visit Ecosystems in Brazil, India, or Jordan This Summer

    Are you curious about environmental sustainability in a global context? Want to earn course credit while traveling the world this summer? Take advantage of The Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates program (SEE-U) offered through The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability! Through summer field courses in Brazil, India, or Jordan, you will have the unique…

  • 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.