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
Thu, Dec 10, 2015, 6:51am
Considering the data on current carbon dioxide emissions and the consequences of inaction, the world—and top polluters, especially—must make significant changes at COP21.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015, 8:56pm
The Office of Environmental Stewardship is overseeing the creation of three focus teams tasked with designing plans for sustainability within the Morningside Heights campus next spring.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015, 9:44pm
Three student-led sustainability projects looking to lower scientists’ energy consumption, introduce better recycling practices, and build water bottle filling stations won awards between $5,000 and $10,000 through the Green Fund this year.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014, 11:55pm
As the city begins work on its plan to increase the energy efficiency of its public buildings, West Harlem tenants’ rights workers say the new environmental initiative should not ignore existing quality of life issues.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 2:24am
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.
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 2:08am
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.
Sun, Apr 20, 2014, 11:13pm
The upcoming Earth Day highlights the University's weak attempts at improving sustainability.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 10:14pm
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.
Thu, Apr 3, 2014, 1:22pm
In case you want a quick summary of what's in this week's Eye magazine, we've got you covered. Starting this week, we're reinstating the Eye Drop. Read on to get a flavor of this week's arts and features highlights.
By Anna Lokey