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U.S. DDPP 2016 Activities Lay Strong Foundation for the Years Ahead

2016 was a fruitful year for the U.S. team of the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP), whether measured in outreach, influence, or analytical results. In the wake of the Paris Agreement, their seminal work – Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States and Policy Implications of Deep Decarbonization in the United States – attracted […]

Ethics in Action NYC Series: Climate Change and NYC with Professor James Hansen

Ethics in Action NYC Series: Climate Change and NYC with Professor James Hansen Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017 (6:30 – 8:00 pm) Location: New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W 64th St, New York, NY 10025 Click here to register. Description: There are few issues that can match climate change in terms of urgency […]

Ethics in Action NYC Series: Ethics and Wall Street

Ethics in Action NYC Series: Ethics and Wall Street Date: Friday, March 10 (6:30 – 8:00 pm) Location: Low Library, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Click here to register. Description: Almost a decade ago, the world plunged into the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression—a crisis from which we are still […]

“One Year of SDG 4”: Your Response to EQUAL’s Call for Essays

On July 5, 2016 the SDSN Global Education, Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Network–co-hosted by Global TIES for Children and Pratham– invited researchers and practitioners to contribute short papers on “One Year of SDG4”. One month later, submissions poured in from 16 different countries, each explaining how education has changed in their respective area since September 2015.

Professor Jeffrey Sachs Receives World Sustainability Award

On January 27, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa, Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Dr. Sonia Sachs received the World Sustainability Award for their global work on sustainable development. Professor Sachs is the director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University where he also serves as […]

Public Consultation on Oil and Gas Companies, SGDs, & Paris Agreement

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and SDSN have published a briefing note entitled “How Oil and Gas Companies Can Help Meet the Global Goals on Energy and Climate Change,” summarizing the ways in which international oil and gas companies can help expand access to affordable, clean energy and take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. A public consultation on briefing note will run until March 15, 2017.

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  • “One Year of SDG 4”: Your Response to EQUAL’s Call for Essays

    On July 5, 2016 the SDSN Global Education, Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Network–co-hosted by Global TIES for Children and Pratham– invited researchers and practitioners to contribute short papers on “One Year of SDG4”. One month later, submissions poured in from 16 different countries, each explaining how education has changed in their respective area since September 2015.

  • Professor Jeffrey Sachs Receives World Sustainability Award

    On January 27, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa, Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Dr. Sonia Sachs received the World Sustainability Award for their global work on sustainable development. Professor Sachs is the director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University where he also serves as […]

  • Public Consultation on Oil and Gas Companies, SGDs, & Paris Agreement

    The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and SDSN have published a briefing note entitled “How Oil and Gas Companies Can Help Meet the Global Goals on Energy and Climate Change,” summarizing the ways in which international oil and gas companies can help expand access to affordable, clean energy and take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. A public consultation on briefing note will run until March 15, 2017.

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