BCD planned a series of talks and activities throughout the day and encouraged professors to hold classes outside with the goal of transforming Columbia into an “Earth university” for Earth Day.
Water conservation, turning Bacchanal green, and reducing coffee cup waste are the three projects that the first-ever Green Fund recipients will take on next year.
The upcoming Earth Day highlights the University's weak attempts at improving sustainability.
River Hall, which reduced its electricity usage by 17.1 percent over the past two weeks, won this year’s challenge, while Furnald Hall increased its energy consumption by 16.9 percent—the worst result among the 14 participating Columbia dorms.
Sammy Roth investigates Columbia’s sustainability efforts and examines how we measure up to other universities.
A team of Columbia graduate students designed a winning case solution in the Department of Energy’s third annual Better Buildings Case Challenge last week.
The Engineering Student Council passed an initiative Monday night to make research labs more environmentally conscious.
Radiator Labs—a Columbia Technology Ventures startup by SEAS alumnus Marshall Cox—is planning to launch an app next year that will allow students to access heaters in their rooms to regulate the temperature.
This weekend, catch the end of the New Museum's second Ideas City, a biennial festival which marries the arts and sciences for urban improvement.
Barnard students and administrators have begun to determine how to implement the senior class gift, which will fund a sustainability initiative.
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