Earth Institute

Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 4:37am
The Earth Institute’s recent statement is yet another reason for Columbia to fully divest from fossil fuels.
Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 4:24am
The Earth Institute and the Office of Environmental Stewardship are working together to facilitate the first ever long-term sustainability plan for the University, which will outline concrete action items aimed at reducing Columbia’s impact on the environment
Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 2:05am
Updated March 2, 7:43 p.m.
Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 1:00pm
Jeffrey Sachs, widely considered one of the world’s foremost economists, will step down as the director of Columbia’s Earth Institute in June.    
Tue, Jul 7, 2015, 5:18pm
Jeffrey Sachs, the famed economist and director of the Earth Insititute here at Columbia, helped write an open letter in the Nation directed at German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Fri, Mar 13, 2015, 5:49pm
There is no hypocrisy in noting that our systems of production and transportation have made fossil fuels virtually mandatory in everyday life. The University must step up to say that the science we teach and practice is not to be blithely ignored.
Thu, Mar 12, 2015, 5:10am
Some faculty members of the Earth Institute—a research institute devoted to addressing issues related to sustainable development and the protection of the earth’s environment—chose not to sign an open letter from faculty asking University President Lee Bollinger to divest the University’s...
Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 6:06am
Colleagues and students remember Becker as an adventurous learner and an effective teacher. He was 53.
Mon, Feb 10, 2014, 4:03am
Three Columbia students won the top prize in an environmental policy competition held by the Columbia Economics Review, organizers announced Friday.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013, 12:28am
Mayor-elect Bill elaborated on his signature plan for universal pre-kindergarten in New York Tuesday afternoon at Columbia in his first major speech after his election.