Barnard’s Department of Environmental Science was founded 35 years ago.
A new study coauthored by Professor Stephanie Pfirman indicates pollution can spread rapidly via polar sea ice, which is melting faster than ever before due to global warming.
Earth Day—Saturday, April 22—is more important than ever this year. As environmental protections are increasingly challenged or reduced, the Barnard community is enhancing sustainability efforts, working to reduce the effects of climate change, and creating scientifically based solutions to address environmental hazards.
Members of the Barnard community discussed the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force to Examine Divestment at a campus Town Hall event on February 15.