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The Research Program on Sustainability Policy & Management seeks a Grant & Fundraising intern to assist on a circular economy project.

The Earth Institute’s Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management, along with colleagues from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, are working with the Tencent Foundation to develop a set of sustainability education modules for secondary school students in China.

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A recent analysis by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on pathways to meet the net zero carbon challenge used data from the CarbonCatalogue, a publicly available global database and visualization of product carbon footprints. The database was developed as a collaboration of Christoph Meinrenken, affiliate of the Data Science Institute and a Research Scientist at Columbia University’s Research Program in Sustainability Policy and Management (SPM), and CoClear, a carbon data start-up founded by Columbia alumnae Sally Paridis and Erika Whillas.

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Apartment-level electricity use has increased under New York’s stay-at-home order. It could make matters worse for households already struggling economically.

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The Earth Institute celebrated the publication of a new book and heard from panelists on the role of harnessing financial acumen to achieve long-run sustainability.

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A new study analyzes the suitability of different carbon pricing mechanisms as instruments to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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A new study analyzes the suitability of different carbon pricing mechanisms as instruments to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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The Carbon Catalogue makes it easy to explore consumer products’ carbon emissions and the various strategies companies are employing to reduce emissions.

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The Carbon Catalogue makes it easy to explore consumer products’ carbon emissions and the various strategies companies are employing to reduce emissions.

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In Beijing, China, last month, the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management released its second annual report of the China Sustainable Development Indicator System.

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In Beijing, China, the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management released its second annual report of the China Sustainable Development Indicator System.

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Building an economy based on reusing and repurposing products will require big transformations. Participants at a recent event outlined concrete steps on how we can move forward.

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Last month, the Earth Institute’s Anyi Wang and Allison Bridges presented their research on Chinese urban environmental sustainability at a conference in Mexico City.

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Financial markets are the primary directors of economic activity in a capitalist global society, but they also have an important societal role in encouraging investments that are beneficial to natural and human ecosystems.

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As the United States federal government retreats from energy innovation and environmental regulation, local and regional efforts across the U.S. are scaling up.

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