Georgetown senior David Yellen (C’20) researches environmental policy in developing countries and how to fight climate change while supporting economic growth.
Alumna Mia Vanderwilt (SFS’19), who has studied snow hydrology in Alaska, fisheries in Iceland and soil microbiomes in Antarctic permafrost, is a 2020 Rhodes Scholarship finalist.
Georgetown’s experts in science, history, international affairs and health say COVID-19 has not only deeply impacted our physical and financial well-being, but also the world’s carbon footprint. …
The Georgetown University Board of Directors today adopted a policy on fossil fuel and impact investments that is part of the university’s broad commitment to sustainability.
Students ask pressing questions of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, former Irish President Mary Robinson and former California governor Jerry Brown about the advancement of the “Doomsday Clock,” which moved to…
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser taps Georgetown professor Uwe S. Brandes to chair the District of Columbia Commission on Climate Change and Resiliency.
Actress and activist Jane Fonda talks about inspiration for fighting climate change during a talk at Georgetown.
Sally Matson (C’20), a Georgetown senior who wants to use machine learning to combat climate change, wins a 2020 Marshall Scholarship for graduate studies in the United Kingdom.
To help counter threats to the Earth’s biodiversity, Georgetown is making a long-term commitment to increasing native and non-native pollinators on campus and is seeking designation as a Bee Campus.
The first exhibition to recognize a fresh approach to our depleted and polluted environment – Design Transfigured/Waste Reimagined – is partly funded by the university's Laudato Si’ Fund and is…