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Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson interviewed in 3:AM Magazine "Reason in Our Dark Time"

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Friday, October 14th, 2016

Prof. Jessica Green in the Washington Post "The world is about to get tough on aviation emissions. Here’s what you need to know"

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Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Jaquet Featured in Mongabay Wild Tech Article "Filling in the gaps in law enforcement for the online wildlife trade"

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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Prof. David Kanter Explains "Are Nitrogen Pollution and Conventional Agriculture Linked?"

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Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Jacquet Announced as a Grand Prize Winner of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

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Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Prof. David Kanter Published in IOP "The Importance of Climate Change and Nitrogen Use Efficiency for Future Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Agricuolture"

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Friday, August 5th, 2016

Prof. David Kanter Published in Elsevier "Translating the Sustainable Development Goals into action: A participatory backcasting approach for developing national agricultural transformation pathways"

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson published in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: "Slavery, Carbon, and Moral Progress"


Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson guest speaker on Cultures of Energy: The Energy Humanities Podcast

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson as a guest speaker on WYPR: "Is There Such a Thing as a Good Zoo?"


Monday, July 11th, 2016

Prof. Jessica Green published in International Interactions: "Blurred Lines: Public-Private Interactions in Carbon Regulations"

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Jacquet and Prof. Dale Jamieson published in Nature: "Soft but significant power in the Paris Agreement"

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson wins 2016 William R. Freudenburg Lifetime Achievement Award

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Friday, May 20th, 2016

Prof. Colin Jerolmack published in Slate: "Fighting Climate Is Hard When You Live on a Natural Gas Reserve"


Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson's article "Responsibility and Climate Change" published in Global Justice


Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Jacquet discusses the pros and cons of shame on Very Bad Wizards podcast


Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Seeking Department Administrator for Environmental Studies

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Data Assistant opportunity with Prof. Jessica Green

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Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Prof. Colin Jerolmack published in Public Culture on the effects of fracking


Friday, April 29th, 2016

Prof. Jerolmack quoted in NYT article on pigeon light show


Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Christian Science Monitor article on pigeon light show quotes Prof. Jerolmack


Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Nicolas Delon and Jennifer Jacquet article on the values behind calculating the value of trophy hunting in Conservation Biology


Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Jacquet to speak on COP21: A Potential for Future Success


Monday, April 25th, 2016

Article on need for new UN oceans treaty by Prof. Green in Washington Post


Friday, April 8th, 2016

Call for Recitation Leader: ENVST-UA 100 Environmental Systems Science

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Friday, April 8th, 2016

Prof. Dale Jamieson to deliver keynote address at conference on the U.S., China, and the environment


Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Prof. Colin Jerolmack quoted in article on recent Bushwick fire and dwindling pastime of pigeon keeping


Monday, March 21st, 2016

Professor Sonali McDermid gives Capitol Hill briefing on climate change and food security


Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Professor Dale Jamieson discusses climate change and COP21 on Oxford University Press podcast


Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

ES/AS sophomore Ella Azoulay featured in Washington Square News for her animal activism


Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Professor Jacquet Receives Pew Marine Conservation Fellowship to Study Fisheries Policies


Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Professor Dale Jamieson and author Leif Wenar discuss "The Resource Curse" on The Oxford Comment podcast


Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Request for Proposals: Environmental Studies Capstone Seminar Instructors

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Professor Jennifer Jacquet named a winner of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge for her project, Enforcement Gaps Interface (EGI)


Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Professor Jessica Green published in International Organization on "Organizational Ecology and Institutional Change in Global Governance"


Friday, January 8th, 2016

Professor Jerolmack mentioned in New York Times Magazine article, 'Why Do We Feed Wild Animals'


Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

2015-16 ES Scholarship Winners

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Monday, January 4th, 2016

Professor Una Chaudhuri mentioned in Nature on creating anthropo-scenes


Monday, December 21st, 2015

Article on games focusing on pest management in Cambodia by Professor Bell published in Agricultural Systems


Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Article on Paris Climate Change Negotiations by Professor Green featured in The Washington Post


Sunday, November 29th, 2015

ES Professor Jessica Green Discusses the Paris Climate Summit on Al Jazeera America


Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Professors Jennifer Jacquet and Dale Jamieson ​discuss what to expect from the Paris climate talks in an article at Grist.


Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Seeking Adjunct Recitation Leaders for Spring 2016

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Please join us in welcoming our new Assistant Professors and Faculty Fellow of Environmental Studies

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

NYU Shanghai: Environmental Studies - Faculty Position

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Friday, August 28th, 2015

Andrew R. Bell publishes “Modular ABM Development for Improved Dissemination and Training”


Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Jessica Green publishes “The strength of weakness: pseudo-clubs in the climate regime”


Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Anne Rademacher publishes “Urban Political Ecology”


Friday, August 7th, 2015

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet discusses shaming and the death of Cecil the lion in an article on The Conversation


Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet featured on Grist


Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Professor Jessica Green wins Levine Book Prize


Friday, June 26th, 2015

Incoming ES Professor Jessica Green wins book award


Monday, June 15th, 2015

ES Professor Dale Jamieson announces new book


Monday, May 18th, 2015

ES Professor Dale Jamieson interviewed in the NYT


Monday, May 18th, 2015

Professor Dale Jamieson interviewed about the climate change in the Opinionater on the New York Times.


Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet interviewed by NYU Stories on "Shame 2.0"


Monday, March 30th, 2015

Jonathan Franzen comments on the book "Reason In A Dark Time" by Professor Jamieson in the New Yorker


Monday, March 30th, 2015

Andrew Bell's new article "What role can information play in improved equity in Pakistan’s irrigation system?" in the Journal of Ecology and Society

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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet awarded Sloan Research Fellowship


Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Dale Jamieson Blurbs New Book 'Forging Environmentalism'

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Thursday, February 5th, 2015

ES Prof Dale Jamieson Reviews "Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments," edited by Joanne Bauer


Monday, February 2nd, 2015

ES Professor Dale Jamieson Reviews "The Moral Background" by Gabriel Abend


Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Dale Jamieson's new article "Science and Policy: Crossing the Boundary" in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


Monday, February 2nd, 2015

ES Professor Colin Jerolmack Reviews "On the Run" by Alice Goffman


Monday, January 12th, 2015

ES Professor Colin Jerolmack interviewed for American Sociological Association

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

ES Associate Professor Una Chaudhuri featured in LA Times article

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

2014-15 ES Scholarship Winners

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Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Dan Fagin receives Best Science Book of 2014 Award

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Thursday, December 11th, 2014

ES Professor Dale Jamieson selected as winner in American Philosophical Association essay contest

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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet article featured on Frontiers

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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

ES Alumni News


Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

ES Alumni Lauren Singer Featured on Daily Mail

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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

ES Professor Dale Jamieson featured on TheEnvironmentTV

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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Dale Jamieson speaks about 'Extreme Whether' on TheEnvironmentTV

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Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Professor Anker Reviews 'The Silwood Circle'

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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Please join us in welcoming our three new Assistant Professors of Environmental Studies

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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

ES Alum Daniel Honig 'When Butcher Meets Entrepreneur: Happy Valley Meat Co.'

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

ES Professor Mary Killilea Wins Golden Dozen Teaching Award

Congratulations to NYU Environmental Studies faculty Professor Mary Killilea who received the 2014 Golden Dozen Teaching Award in recognition for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

ES Professor Tyler Volk Featured on 'Through the Wormhole'

NYU Environmental Studies faculty Professor Tyler Volk is featured on the new season of “Through the Wormhole,” with Morgan Freeman (episode 6: "Does the Ocean Think?" original airing June 18, 2014).

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Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Dale Jamieson launched his book Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed - and What It Means for Our Future

Professor Dale Jamieson launched his book Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed - and What It Means for Our Future at The Dickson Poon School of Law last week.


Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

ES Prof. Jennifer Jacquet's Research Featured on 'Through the Wormhole'

Professor Jennifer Jacquet and her experimental work is featured on the new season’s premier episode of “Through the Wormhole,” with Morgan Freeman (episode: “Is Poverty Genetic?” original airing June 4, 2014).

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Dale Jamieson on 'the rise and fall of America's climate deniers'

In this interview, Professor Dale Jamieson discusses the politicization of climate science, and suggests new ways to think about climate change.

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Dale Jamieson Talks About Why We Don't 'Get' Climate Change

In this interview, Professor Jamieson discusses his new book, 'Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed--And What It Means for Our Future,' and why climate change has been so difficult to address.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Professor Dan Fagin Awarded Pulizter Prize for 'Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation'

Congratulations to Dan Fagin, Affiliated Professor of Environmental Studies, for receiving the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. His book, 'Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation,' recounts decades of industrial pollution in a New Jersey shore town.

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

BE Alumna Kimberly Swartz Serves as Editor and Contributor to AMA Journal of Ethics

Congratulations to Kimberly Swartz for editing the April issue of Virtual Mentor. Kimberly's paper, "Outside Influences on Medical Practice," was also featured.

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Monday, March 31st, 2014

ES Faculty Mary Killilea Receives Google Geo Education Award

Congratulations to Professor Mary Killilea for receiving a Google Geo Education Award for her course, “Where the City Meets the Sea: Studies in Coastal Urban Environments."

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Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Politicizing Climate Science, an excerpt from Dale Jamieson's new book, published in Salon.com

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Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Dale Jamieson Publishes 'Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed--and What It Means for Our Future'

In this book, Professor Dale Jamieson explains what climate change is, why we have failed to stop it, and why it still matters what we do.

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Monday, November 18th, 2013

Gallatin/ES Partnership Student Eric Fuchs-Stengel Receives NJ 'Environmentalist of the Year' Award

Congratulations to Gallatin/ES Partnership Student, Eric Fuchs-Stengel, for receiving the NJ 'Environmentalist of the Year' Award for his work with the Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization

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Monday, November 4th, 2013

ES Capstone Seminar Report 'What's Your 'Steak' In It? Youth Involvement in Animal Agriculture and Climate Change' feautured on UNFCCC website

"What's Your 'Steak' in It? Youth Involvement in Animal Agriculture and Climate Change," a report written by ES Senior Capstone students in Spring 2012, has been featured on the UNFCCC website in the climate change information network. The report was further promoted through UNFCCC social media and became a 'hit of the day' on October 18, 2013 with over 11,600 views.


Monday, October 21st, 2013

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet's article on discounting in Nature Climate Change featured in Time online

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Thursday, September 12th, 2013

ES Alumna Ashwini Srinivasamoha featured on The Discard Studies Blog

ES Alumna Ashwini Srinivasamoha writes about waste challenges facing Chennai, India on The Discard Studies Blog.

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Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

ES Faculty Kizzy Charles-Guzman Honored by White House as a "Champion of Change"

Kizzy Charles-Guzman is one of eleven people honored by the White House as “Champions of Change” who are working on the front lines to protect public health in a changing climate.

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Thursday, June 13th, 2013

ES Professor Mary Killilea Receives Google Curriculum Award

NYU Environmental Studies and Biology Professor, Mary Killilea, has received a Google Curriculum Award.

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Monday, June 10th, 2013

ES Professor Dale Jamieson featured on Philosophy Bites

How should we live? This is a basic philosophical question, but at at time when human beings' actions are devastating the environment, we need to cultivate specific virtues, green virtues.

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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Colin Jerolmack Featured in NYU Alumni Magazine-Fowl Friends

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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

ES Faculty Colin Jerolmack Featured in NYU Alumni Magazine-Fowl Friends

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Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

ES Professor Christopher Schlottmann Comments on the Environmental Impacts of Acid Whey

Professor Christopher Schlottmann comments on the excess of acid whey in the dairy industry.

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

ES Faculty Kizzy Charles-Guzman honored with Environmental Quality Award

Kizzy Charles-Guzman honored with Environmental Quality Award for her achievements in protecting public health and the environment.

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

ES Faculty Dale Jamieson Appointed as Distinguished Visiting Professor and Visiting Fellow

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Monday, April 22nd, 2013

NYU Global Technology Services Links City Meets the Sea Class

The course is taught by ES faculty Mary E. Killilea

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Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

ES Faculty Colin Jerolmack featured in the NYTimes - Breeding Pigeons on Rooftops, and Crossing Racial Lines

Breeding Pigeons on Rooftops, and Crossing Racial Lines

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

ES Professor Jennifer Jacquet publishes article on MSC-certified fisheries

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Spring 2013 Publications by ES Faculty

The Global Pigeon written by Colin Jerolmack and Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability Edited by Anne Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2013

East River Bioethics Club: A Circle of Friends

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

ES Professor Colin Jerolmack Publishes New Book 'The Global Pigeon'


Monday, April 1st, 2013

ES Professor Anne Rademacher Publishes New Book 'Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability'


Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

NYU receives Tree Campus USA certification

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Monday, March 18th, 2013

NY Times "Dan Fagin’s “Toms River,” surely a new classic of science report"

Dan Fagin's new book, “Toms River,” is an edge-of-your-seat account of industry and illness in a New Jersey town, with plenty of side trips.

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

ES Professors David Frank, Jennifer Jacquet, and Christopher Schlottmann publish article on 'Asymmetrical Contributions to the Tragedy of the Commons and Some Implications for Conservation'

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Friday, February 8th, 2013

An environmental science book on Publishers Weekly's "most anticipated" list by Dan Fagin

A gripping human drama rooted in a centuries-old scientific quest, TOMS RIVER is a tale of dumpers at midnight and deceptions in broad daylight, of corporate avarice and government neglect, and of a few brave individuals who refused to keep silent until the truth was exposed.

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013

NY Times - A Cancer Cycle, From Here to China - Dan Fagin

An Op-Ed article on Saturday about chemical pollution and cancer misstated the compound that, when mixed with aniline dissolved in sulfuric acid, is used to make a purple dye. It is potassium dichromate, not potassium dichloride.


Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Emily Genser: the renewer

A leader in what seems to be every environment-related activity on campus, Genser has dedicated her time at NYU to creating a greener and more sustainable community.

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Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Interview with Dale Jamieson 'Living with Climate Change'

Dale Jamieson, Director of Environmental Studies at New York University, discusses 'Living with Climate Change' as part of the Sydney Ideas Keynote Lecture on Climate Change 'Vulnerability, Adaptation and Climate Justice Symposium' hosted by the Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society at the University of Sydney in August 2012.

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Thursday, December 6th, 2012

ES faculty Dale Jamieson featured in the NYTimes - How Should New York Rebuild?

New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge sponsored a public forum on the recent superstorm‘s implications for New York City

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Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Eric Sanderson on Leonard Lopate Show: The Future of New York's Waterfront

We take a look at the future of New York’s waterfront post-Sandy and discuss some innovative ways to protect the harbor and city. Guests include: Justin Davidson, classical music and architecture critic at New York magazine; Eric Sanderson, author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City and a Senior Conservation Ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society;Catherine Seavitt Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York and co-author of On The Water: Palisade Bay.


Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Start-up by ES Alumnus Steven Rasovsky

Today, less than 1% of Liberians have access to grid electricity. The overwhelming majority of people spend upwards of 80% of their income to power small gasoline generators and kerosene lamps. Sun Giant will sell solar lanterns and complete off grid systems to power homes, businesses, and health clinics.

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Monday, November 5th, 2012

Arthur Caplan et. al. 'Free to Choose but Liable for the Consequences: Should Non-Vaccinators Be Penalized for the Harm They Do?'

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Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Alumna Shauna Nep Publishes Article 'Understanding Public Calls for Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods: Analysis of a Public Deliberation on Genetically Modified Salmon'

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

ES Faculty member, Jennifer Jacquet, Featured in Chronicle of Education - Women and Science

Study shows the gender gap in scholarly publishing. Women cluster in certain fields, according to a study of millions of journal articles, while men get more credit

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Monday, October 1st, 2012

Fall 2012 Publications by ES Faculty

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Sunday, September 30th, 2012

'Hand-Made Humans May Hold the Key to Saving the World'

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Scientists Debate Human Engineering

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Thursday, September 13th, 2012

ES Faculty member, Colin Jerolmack releases new study concluding “Siloed” Agencies Hindered in Efforts to Fight Animal-to-Human Diseases

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Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Publicbooks.org Publishes Jerolmack's Essay on Environmental Justice


Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Sara Pesek, an ES Capstone Seminar Instructor, has been awarded the College of Arts and Science's Outstanding Teaching Award

Sara Pesek, an ES Capstone Seminar Instructor, has been awarded the College of Arts and Science's Outstanding Teaching Award.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

ES Capstone Project - Making a Difference in NYC Transportation

The ES Capstone students’ work helped prepare UPROSE to partner with the City on this and produce these safety improvements.

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Environmental Studies students featured on Urban Omnibus!

The work of NYU students from a Gallatin and Environmental Studies cross-listed course is featured on Urban Omnibus, one of the leading online journals for architecture and urban design.


Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Nature's Looking-Glass: NYU Red-Tailed Hawks & Nature in the City by Colin Jerolmack & Hillary Angelo

"After a month of courtship and nest-building, two red-tailed hawks began patiently tending to three speckled eggs in April 2011. Given that red-tailed hawks are a common American species, the event would seem no more than a footnote in the rites of spring; but this nest happened to be on a 12thfloor window ledge of NYU’s Bobst Library, overlooking Washington Square Park in Manhattan."


Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Nature's Looking-Glass: NYU Red-Tailed Hawks & Nature in the City by Colin Jerolmack & Hillary Angelo

"After a month of courtship and nest-building, two red-tail hawks began patiently tending to three speckled eggs in April 2011. Given that red-tail hawks are a common American species, the event would seem no more than a footnote in the rites of spring; but this nest happened to be on the 12th floor window ledge of NYU's Bobst Library, overlooking Washington Square Park in Manhattan."


Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Reigning the River; A New Book by Anne Rademacher

Reigning the River is an ethnography of environmental and political transformation in Kathmandu, one of the fastest growing cities in South Asia. Its focus is the ecologically degraded urban reaches of the Bagmati and Bishnumati Rivers, which converge in the heart of the city.


Friday, July 1st, 2011

ES Spring 2011 Senior Capstone Highlighted in 'Civil Eats' Article


Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

NYU Professor Anne Rademacher Publishes New Book- 'Reigning the River: Urban Ecologies and Political Transformation in Kathmandu (New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century)


Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Environmental Studies program to add courses in away sites

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

NYU Professor Mitchell Joachim on the Colbert Report


Friday, April 1st, 2011

Earth Week 2011

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Friday, January 14th, 2011

Humane Society Recognizes ES "Food, Animals & the Environment" Course

“For 12 years, we have recognized the best higher education classes about animals and society, and we continue to see dramatic expansion in the diversity and depth of the courses offered.” -Kenneth Shapiro

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Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Two Students Bring Sustainability To NYU Abroad Sites

ES Majors, Ashwini Srinivasamohan ’11 and Steven Rasovsky ’12 take Sustainable Practices Abroad with their pilot project in NYU Shanghai

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Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Can Space Reflectors Save Us? Why We Shouldn't Buy Into Geoengineering Fantasies.

"My fear is that geoengineering will drive out funding for adaptation, especially for the poorest populations, who have done the least to cause climate change and to whom it poses the greatest dangers."

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Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

NYU Creates Animal Studies Initiative to Support Interdisciplinary Research, Coursework in Emerging Academic Field

NYU has created an Animal Studies Initiative to support research and curriculum development in the emerging field of animal studies. The Initiative has received a $1 million gift from Bradley L. Goldberg.

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Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Philosophy TV: Dale Jamieson & Jay Odenbaugh

Climate change poses a challenge for both consequentialism and its alternatives, and brings out questions about our obligations to future generations and about the moral status of non-humans.

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Thursday, September 9th, 2010

"Energy Technologies Not Enough to Sufficiently Reduce Carbon Emissions"

Current energy technologies are not enough to reduce carbon emissions to a level needed to lower the risks associated with climate change, NYU physicist Martin Hoffert concludes in an essay in the journal Science.

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Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Daily News OpEd - co-authored w/Peter Singer - Take Climate Change Off the Back Burner -- and Do It Now

Our carbon emissions are changing the climate of our planet and making our weather more extreme, both hot and cold, with more intense weather events, like local flooding and storms.

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Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

NYU On the Farm

NYU Environmental Studies Student, Merrilee Frable, shares her internship experience on Earth Sky Time Farm in Manchester, Vermont.

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Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Milksheds

Hilary Dennis & Leah Mayor talk about milksheds

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Friday, April 16th, 2010

City's Only Volcanologist On Eruption

Geologist and volcano expert Dr. Michael Rampino of New York University answered several questions about the recent eruption of a volcano in Iceland that has forced airports to close and grounded thousands of flights around the world.

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Sunday, April 4th, 2010

CyclesNYC

Ashley Seiver, Co-founder of Cycles, won the $10,000 Grand Prize Award for NYU Reynolds/Youth Venture.

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Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Interview with Tyler Volk

Big Think Interview

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

ES Student Quoted in The Village Voice

Emily Sun, an Environmental Studies student, was quoted in The Village Voice article.

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Friday, January 1st, 2010

Spring 2010 ES Faculty Publication: From Bauhuas to Ecohouse

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Monday, September 21st, 2009

AASHE Campus and Student Sustainability Award

NYU is one of the Campus and Student Sustainability Award Winners picked by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Glamour's Green Heroes: 70 female eco achievers gather in NYC's Central Park

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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Climate Risk Information

Climate change poses a range of hazards to New York City and its infrastructure. These changes suggest a need for the City to rethink the way it operates and adapts to its evolving environment.

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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Report Predicts ‘Significant Risks’ to City’s Climate

"Planning for climate change today is less expensive than rebuilding an entire network after a catastrophe. We cannot wait until after our infrastructure has been compromised to begin to plan for the effects of climate change now." -Michael Bloomberg

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Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Does My Exhaled CO2 Go Into a Leaf I Can Hold?

These videos are made to bring the carbon cycle to everyone and to accompany Tyler Volk's book, CO2 Rising: The Worlds Greatest Environmental Challenge.

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Monday, December 29th, 2008

Where In the World Is CO2 Increasing?

These videos are made to bring the carbon cycle to everyone and to accompany Tyler Volk's book, CO2 Rising: The Worlds Greatest Environmental Challenge.

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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Who Let the Robot Dogs Out?

Electronic pets might seem pointless, but they can be smarter than you think. Sanjida O'Connell meets an artist who's teaching old dogs useful new tricks

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Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Fossil Carbon's Fate

A clever use of fable brings surprising clarity to the story of climate change.

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Saturday, November 8th, 2008

NYU's Bike Program

AM-MY describes NYU's Bike Rental Program for students.

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Monday, August 11th, 2008

Prescriptions for Health, the Environmental Kind

“So the whole thing is how do we translate the tremendous amount of anxiety and interest in addressing major environmental issues into something concrete that people can do whose effect is measurable and significant?” -Natalie Jeremijenko

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Friday, August 1st, 2008

CO2 Rising by Tyler Volk

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Friday, August 1st, 2008

Origins of Life in the Universe

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Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Powder Room 101

“There are two reasons to study the rest room, both great,” Molotch said. “One is social justice, as you see in Clara Greed, and the other is to understand things that don’t have much to do with rest rooms."

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Monday, February 11th, 2008

Professor Colin Jerolmack Jointly Appointed Between Environmental Studies and Sociology

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Second Thoughts about Fluoride

"Fluoride, the most consumed drug in the USA, is deliberately added to 2/3 of public water supplies theoretically to reduce tooth decay, but with no scientifically-valid evidence proving safety or effectiveness."

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Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Ethics and the Environment by Dale Jamieson

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Sunday, December 16th, 2007

Second Thoughts on Fluoride

New research indicates that a cavity-fighting treatment could be risky if overused.

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Monday, December 3rd, 2007

"Big Boost in Energy Science Sought in Letter to Elected (and Aspiring) Leaders"

“We really need to develop a revolution, a change in the way our species creates the energy that it needs to run,” Dr. Hoffert said in an interview.

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Saturday, August 18th, 2007

GOOD Magazine: Natalie Jeremijenko

The Floating Clinic

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Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Greenland Residents Detect Sea Changes

Residents of Greenland's west coast say they are feeling the effects of rising sea temperatures in the fishing and tourism industries.

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Friday, April 20th, 2007

Living on Earth Interview


Saturday, December 16th, 2006

What Is a Planet?

The controversial new official definition of "planet," which banished Pluto, has its flaws but by and large captures essential scientific principles.

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