From Barnard to the beach, Keith Gabora and Cory Lapp respond to campus needs by tending the grounds and to beach dangers by saving those at sea.
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In recognition of Climate Week NYC 2022 (September 19-23), Delaney Wellington ’23 discusses her passion for finding equitable solutions to climate change.
In celebration of Climate Week NYC 2022, Barnard College and the Columbia Climate School host a symposium on the power of circularity in building a global, equitable climate response.
Sustainability expert Sandra Goldmark discusses the upcoming NYC Climate Week 2022 event on the power of a new approach to consumption as a collective climate response.
After a two-year hiatus, faculty guided students through overseas programs ranging from Sustainable Communities in Ecuador to Translating Theatre in France.
Catherine Cardelús ’96, Leslie Cooperband ’82, and Rhea Suh ’92 each work to create a healthier planet.
Rebecca Capua ’03 contributes her expertise in art and science to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s conservation efforts.
The Barnard Year of Science’s spring signature event marked World Water Day on March 22, 2022.
In the Marbella Lab at Columbia, Munich researches how to improve lithium-ion batteries for a more sustainable future.
New York Times food reporter Melissa Clark ’90 shares her environmentally friendly tips for going meatless at Thanksgiving and beyond.
The Vagelos Professor in Energy Research at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate chemistry with a two-day lecture series at Barnard on energy sustainability.
The vice president and head of worldwide sustainability at Amazon spoke with President Beilock about how Barnard gave her the tools to make an impact at one of the world’s largest companies.
During Climate Week NYC, campus experts came together to discuss Barnard’s path to net-zero emissions. #BarnardYearOfScience
In an Earth Day #WayBackWednesday, the executive director of Greenpeace USA and creator of The Story of Stuff Project reflects on what still gives her hope after more than 30 years of climate activism.
In Brenner’s environmental science course, students work collaboratively with nonprofit environmental justice organizations to address issues of sustainable development.
Professor Sandra Goldmark discusses her new book “Fixation” and the importance of building a new model of consumption.
During Climate Week NYC (September 21 to September 27), learn how Barnard is incorporating sustainability across departments and offices.
Goldmark, whose work in theaters and at colleges focuses on sustainability, will examine pathways to a more circular and less wasteful economy
The Inclusion and Climate Action Grants distributed more than $16,000 combined to nine projects led by students, faculty, and staff.
Goldmark, whose work in theaters and at colleges focuses on sustainability, will examine events, initiatives, and ideas for implementing a less wasteful, “circular” economy
Across the city and globe this week, people are taking action to bring awareness to climate change, with many students participating in walkouts. Barnard shares their commitment to enacting change, as reflected in the College’s various initiatives over the years to address sustainability.
Barnard celebrated the grand opening of The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning on October 3, 2018.
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The College is preparing students to meet these challenges through a three-fold strategy.
Barnard's divestment working group has outlined six criteria that can be used to judge a company’s attitudes and behaviors with respect to climate science and climate change.
Barnard will apply the criteria in its unique approach of divesting from climate change deniers.
Barnard’s Department of Environmental Science was founded 35 years ago.
On behalf of Barnard College, Interim President & COO Rob Goldberg has signed a letter along with more than two dozen higher education institutions to endorse a carbon pricing initiative. The campaign was started by Our Climate, an advocacy group that promotes science-based policy through civic engagement.
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.
The Barnard College Board of Trustees announced today approval of a plan to divest from fossil fuel companies that deny climate science or otherwise seek to thwart efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change. Barnard is the first college to take the unique and innovative approach of divesting from climate change deniers.
College Divests from Fossil Fuel Companies Denying Climate Science
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.
Schools participating in the Challenge commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and integrating sustainability into their curricula.
Keyanna works in Barnard College's Arthur Ross Greenhouse. Her goal is to make urban spaces greener.
Theatre professionals use skills and artistry to make repair a viable alternative to discarding broken items.
Scientific American reports on research conducted by Krista L. McGuire, Barnard assistant professor of biology, in an article titled "Why Manhattan's Green Roofs Don't Work--and How to Fix Them."
Barnard anthropology professor talks about the scholarly journal Environment and Society
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that Barnard has successfully reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent over the past five years
Barnard Eco-Reps and the Office of Residential Life and Housing make Barnard more Sustainable
With two very different approaches, environmentalist heroes Annie Leonard and Diane Pataki are out to teach us how to save the planet.
A sustainability program means to increase awareness, promote thoughtful choices, and change habits
Alison Powell '09 brings Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) to Morningside Heights
Barnard has launched two Recycling Hubs on campus! Find out where they are and what you can recycle.