Tag Archives: Columbia

30th Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Sustainability Measurement in China: Fostering a Race to the Top
Sustainability is now widely recognized as an essential component for development in China, with the Chinese government setting ambitious environmental and social targets. However, the sheer pace of China’s economic growth makes establishing a sustainable development strategy a difficult task that requires purposeful decentralized action. This event will explore the importance of a standardized system […]
by miranda
13th Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth2Class Workshop with Dr. Ajit Subramaniam "Great Rivers and Changing Oceans"
Dr. Ajit Subramaniam will share results of research into the impacts that nutrients in the world’s great rivers, such as the Amazon and Mekong, have on ocean plankton. Free to members of the Columbia University Community Event Contact Information:  Michael J Passow  201-519-1071 mjp65@columbia.edu    
by Sophie Freedman
18th-19th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
International Conference on Sustainable Development
The theme for this year is The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development.  Please also note that there will also be additional side events on September 20, 2017! One will focus on sustainable development of the Amazon region of South America, and another on technological solutions to support the transition to low-emission economies.  More information will […]
by gabrielav
Jul 15, 2014
Muscota Marsh: the recent return of a wetland habitat in upper Manhattan
At almost the north end of Manhattan, on 218th Street and Indian Road, there is a one-acre park, taken up mostly by a wetland. Columbia University created this park, called Muscota Marsh, in collaboration with the New York City parks department. It opened early this year.
by Devon Kennedy
16th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Environmental, Social and Governance Concerns
Anne Simpson's discussion will consider the extent to which the pursuit of profit from investments accords with environmental, social, and governance concerns.
by Jordan Steingard
Sep 30, 2011
Open House Discussions at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory - Oct 1
From looking into the depths of the earth's core, to exploring the most distant points of our atmosphere, researchers at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory do some pretty neat stuff on a daily basis.
by City Atlas