State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

School of Continuing Education

  • The Days of Greenwashing Are Over

    The Days of Greenwashing Are Over

    “The days of greenwashing are over,” remarked Kevin Parker, CEO of Sustainable Insight Capital Management, during a panel discussion on sustainable finance. Parker was among five panelists who discussed the topic of sustainable finance and sustainable investing, including trends and major players, and what skills are needed for jobs in these areas.

  • New Seminar Focuses on Links Between Environment, Conflict and Security

    New Seminar Focuses on Links Between Environment, Conflict and Security

    The Earth Institute is launching a new interdisciplinary seminar to help business and policy leaders better understand the connections between environmental stresses, natural resources and conflicts.

  • Master of Science in Sustainability Management

    Columbia University’s Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education are pleased to announce a new Master of Science program which, pending approval by the University Senate, will admit its first class beginning in fall 2010.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • The Days of Greenwashing Are Over

    The Days of Greenwashing Are Over

    “The days of greenwashing are over,” remarked Kevin Parker, CEO of Sustainable Insight Capital Management, during a panel discussion on sustainable finance. Parker was among five panelists who discussed the topic of sustainable finance and sustainable investing, including trends and major players, and what skills are needed for jobs in these areas.

  • New Seminar Focuses on Links Between Environment, Conflict and Security

    New Seminar Focuses on Links Between Environment, Conflict and Security

    The Earth Institute is launching a new interdisciplinary seminar to help business and policy leaders better understand the connections between environmental stresses, natural resources and conflicts.

  • Master of Science in Sustainability Management

    Columbia University’s Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education are pleased to announce a new Master of Science program which, pending approval by the University Senate, will admit its first class beginning in fall 2010.