1. Unprecedented Challenges, Extraordinary Solutions

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    We need global cooperation to take on the unique challenges that mankind faces in hunger, poverty, disease, biodiversity conservation, solutions to climate change and the water crisis and more. With…

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    • Pedro Sanchez, co-director of the Millennium Villages on Endowed Professorships

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      McArthur genius award winner, Pedro Sanchez on endowed professorships, which provide researchers and scientists freedom to focus on the long-term goals and impact of path-breaking research.

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      • Pedro Sanchez, director of the Tropical Agriculture and Rural Environment Program and the Millennium Villages

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        Senior Research Scholar, Pedro Sanchez on the Tropical Agriculture and Rural Environment Program, which uses science, technology, management and policy to improve environmental quality, nutrition…

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        • Professor Upmanu Lall and student Stefan Sobolowski on the Columbia Water Center

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          Upmanu Lall, director of the Columbia Water Center and PhD candidate Stefan Sobolowski talk about a key project at the Water Center – understanding how changing climate and land-uses will effect…

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          • Professor Ruth DeFries on Endowed Professorships

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            Ruth DeFries, the Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development, talks about the importance of endowed professorships in providing the freedom to research, collaborate, and teach across disciplines,…

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            • Professor Ruth DeFries on Undergraduate Major in Sustainable Development

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              Professor Ruth DeFries talks about the new undergraduate major in sustainable development, and why this type of interdisciplinary training is important for students interested in the field.

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              • Innovative Methods of Green Energy Finance Panel Discussion

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                On February 18, the Earth Institute and the Energy and Environment Program of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion on Innovative Methods…

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                • Why We Care - Masters, Science, Sustainability Management, Earth Institute, Columbia University, Continuing Education

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                  Presentations from the program director, faculty, and Q&A from recent information session on our Master of Science in Sustainability Management.

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                  • Who and Why - Master of Science in Sustainability Management

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                    Presentations from the program director, faculty, and Q&A from recent information session on our Master of Science in Sustainability Management.

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                    • Introduction - Master of Science in Sustainability Management

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                      Introduction to the Master of Science in Sustainability Management by Steve Cohen

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