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...
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 9:29pm
The consumption of meat negatively affects the environment.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014, 2:15am
Two years after students and Columbia Housing acquired a composter, only Ruggles residents are able to use the machine, leaving other on-campus residents with few options for separating organic waste.
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 4:48am
A call to arms for students to attend the People's Climate March and continue fighting for the environment.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 1:59am
As the People’s Climate March, a city-wide march to call for more global action against climate change, approaches on Sunday, Upper Manhattan organizers are working to make global environmental issues feel relevant to locals.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 3:49am
Laura Booth explores the work of emerging urban ecologists in New York City and how they're changing the way we see the city.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014, 12:41am
Green Monday, which starts this week, encourages people to make green choices at least one day a week with the ultimate goal of reducing negative impacts on the environment and the carbon footprint over time.
Tue, Feb 25, 2014, 1:52am
The students will participate in the XL DISSENT event, organized by students from 49 colleges and universities, on March 2 to call upon President Barack Obama, CC ’83, to reject the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013, 3:40am
Members of the Office of Environmental Stewardship and students from dozens of campus sustainability groups shared the projects they were working on Thursday night at the Earth Institute Student Advisory Council’s inaugural Environmental Summit.