sustainability

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, 4:13am

Sammy Roth investigates Columbia’s sustainability efforts and examines how we measure up to other universities.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 2:24am

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.

Tue, Mar 4, 2014, 1:45am

The Engineering Student Council passed an initiative Monday night to make research labs more environmentally conscious.

Tue, Feb 11, 2014, 2:14am

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.

Fri, May 3, 2013, 4:14am

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.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013, 12:38am

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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