Friday, November 13, 2015
"Columbia makes strides both large and small," said Columbia's Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin, "from pilot projects to industry-leading research, toward reducing the University’s environmental footprint.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Our program within the Columbia University Chapter of Engineers without Borders (CU-EWB) works with the village of Obodan, Ghana to improve sanitation and access to water resources while focusing on developing methods to convert waste to energy vi
Tags: Water, energy, sanitation, Engineers without borders, EWB, latrines, source separation, ghana, biogas, fertilizer
(Photoillustration by Sejal Govindarao. Image courtesy Canva; screenshot of The Earth Institute at Columbia University)
Planet Forward FAO Fellow | George Washington University
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Nordic nations are known for their sustainability-first approach to life. Now, universities in the United States are taking a similar approach when integrating sustainability into academia.
Three large Dumpsters sit outside of University of Mississippi residence hall. (Bryce Johnson/University of Mississippi)
Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Here is a new way to deliver energy to those who need it. The women in one small community in Guatemala have wind, they just need a way to harness it. Enter enthusiastic students from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. WATCH
Thursday, April 07, 2011
We caught up with students who've experienced the Planet Forward promise! Watch as they reflect on having their ideas and innovations featured on national television!
Friday, April 08, 2011
One Planet Forward member wants to make one man's trash into liquid gold treasure. See her innovative plan and hear from a group of students from Columbia University who are turning waste into power.
Planet Forward Podcast
Friday, September 14, 2018
Insects have been part of human diets around the world for centuries — but not in the U.S. Is it time for Americans to consider eating insects to save the planet?