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  • Amid War and Disease, World Happiness Report Shows Bright Spot

    Amid War and Disease, World Happiness Report Shows Bright Spot

    The pandemic brought not only pain and suffering but also an increase in social support and benevolence.

  • 6 Ways America Can Get Back on Track with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    6 Ways America Can Get Back on Track with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    And why our lives depend on it; an excerpt from professor Jeffrey Sachs’ new book, A New Foreign Policy.

  • Sustainable Macroeconomics Class Seeks Teaching Assistant

    Sustainable Macroeconomics Class Seeks Teaching Assistant

    Taught by Jeffrey Sachs, the Massive Open Online Course will focus on the new directions of macroeconomic analysis required to integrate sustainable development challenges.

  • Ruth DeFries, Jeffrey Sachs Named University Professors

    Ruth DeFries, Jeffrey Sachs Named University Professors

    Ruth DeFries and Jeffrey Sachs have been named University Professors, the highest rank Columbia University bestows on its faculty.

  • Leave No One Behind: The Sustainable Development Goals

    Leave No One Behind: The Sustainable Development Goals

    At the end of September, all 193 member countries of the United Nations have agreed to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals towards eradicating poverty, protecting the planet and advancing prosperity by 2030. What do they hope to accomplish and why do they matter?

  • Why Happiness Is Important

    Why Happiness Is Important

    The World Happiness Report 2015 measures and ranks the happiness of individuals in 158 countries around the globe. Which countries are the happiest and why?

  • AGU 2014: Key Events from The Earth Institute

    AGU 2014: Key Events from The Earth Institute

    Scientists at Columbia University’s Earth Institute will present important talks at the Dec. 15-19 meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the world’s largest gathering of earth and space scientists. Here is a journalists’ guide in rough chronological order.

  • Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    The Earth Institute is grateful to its many partners for their important role in the effort to develop the science and solutions necessary for sustainable development. Please visit the interactive digital 2013 Annual Report to read more about how we are forging partnerships across disciplines and sectors to advance the global effort to guide our…

  • Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    The Earth Institute’s annual donor report for fiscal year 2011 is now available in an interactive digital format. We remain committed to finding extraordinary support to unprecedented global challenges, many of which are outlined in this report. We have highlighted some of our innovative projects in research, policy, and education, as well as the partnerships…

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.
  • Amid War and Disease, World Happiness Report Shows Bright Spot

    Amid War and Disease, World Happiness Report Shows Bright Spot

    The pandemic brought not only pain and suffering but also an increase in social support and benevolence.

  • 6 Ways America Can Get Back on Track with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    6 Ways America Can Get Back on Track with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    And why our lives depend on it; an excerpt from professor Jeffrey Sachs’ new book, A New Foreign Policy.

  • Sustainable Macroeconomics Class Seeks Teaching Assistant

    Sustainable Macroeconomics Class Seeks Teaching Assistant

    Taught by Jeffrey Sachs, the Massive Open Online Course will focus on the new directions of macroeconomic analysis required to integrate sustainable development challenges.

  • Ruth DeFries, Jeffrey Sachs Named University Professors

    Ruth DeFries, Jeffrey Sachs Named University Professors

    Ruth DeFries and Jeffrey Sachs have been named University Professors, the highest rank Columbia University bestows on its faculty.

  • Leave No One Behind: The Sustainable Development Goals

    Leave No One Behind: The Sustainable Development Goals

    At the end of September, all 193 member countries of the United Nations have agreed to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals towards eradicating poverty, protecting the planet and advancing prosperity by 2030. What do they hope to accomplish and why do they matter?

  • Why Happiness Is Important

    Why Happiness Is Important

    The World Happiness Report 2015 measures and ranks the happiness of individuals in 158 countries around the globe. Which countries are the happiest and why?

  • AGU 2014: Key Events from The Earth Institute

    AGU 2014: Key Events from The Earth Institute

    Scientists at Columbia University’s Earth Institute will present important talks at the Dec. 15-19 meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the world’s largest gathering of earth and space scientists. Here is a journalists’ guide in rough chronological order.

  • Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    The Earth Institute is grateful to its many partners for their important role in the effort to develop the science and solutions necessary for sustainable development. Please visit the interactive digital 2013 Annual Report to read more about how we are forging partnerships across disciplines and sectors to advance the global effort to guide our…

  • Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    The Earth Institute’s annual donor report for fiscal year 2011 is now available in an interactive digital format. We remain committed to finding extraordinary support to unprecedented global challenges, many of which are outlined in this report. We have highlighted some of our innovative projects in research, policy, and education, as well as the partnerships…