sustainability

sustainability

Barnard achieves Mayor’s Carbon Challenge goal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that Barnard has successfully reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent over the past five years

On Top of the World

A young environmentalist returns to Tibet

Keeping It Local

Caterer Liz Neumark bought a farm to help change the way New Yorkers think about food.

Sources: A Laboratory in the Sky

Environmental science and biology field work on an urban rooftop

What’s on Your Plate? The History and Politics of Food

A panel discussion with Hilary Callahan, Kim F. Hall, Deborah Valenze, and Paige West
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.

The Meaning of Green

Members of Barnard's Architecture faculty on home-building for sustainability

Gasland: A Film by Josh Fox

A Screening and Q&A with Director Josh Fox
Friday, April 22, 2011
7 PM
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall, Columbia University

Following the April 5th panel "What's Water Worth? Hydrofracking and its Impact on New York City, please join us for part two: a screening of GASLAND followed by a Q&A with director Josh Fox and special guest Joe Levine, held by The Earth Institute and Columbia Environmental Law Society in partnership with the Barnard Eco-Reps.