U.N. Climate Chief Says Other Countries Not Swayed by U.S. Pullback
March 1, 2017
Patricia Espinosa, the United Nations’ climate chief, speaks at Georgetown about the United States’ pullback from its positions on climate change.
U.N. Honors Georgetown Senior's Sustainable Oceans Alliance in Report
February 15, 2017
The Sustainable Oceans Alliance, founded by Daniela Fernandez (C’17), earns a spot among top youth-led projects in the United Nations Youth Solutions Report.
Alumnus Promotes Sustainability in Haiti Through Heineken Company Program
January 3, 2017
Alumnus Eugene Ubalijoro (B'86) works with Heineken's Brewing a Better World program to promote sustainability and to create links between the company and local communities and farmers in Haiti.
Interior Secretary: Climate Change Always a Priority in Obama Administration
November 30, 2016
U.S Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and senior White House advisor Brian Deese reflect on how climate change remained a consistent priority throughout the Obama Administration during Georgetown’s sixth installment of “The Exit Interview."
U.N. Official: Global Economy Needs Radical Makeover to Fight Climate Change
November 14, 2016
United Nations official Rachel Kyte speaks at Georgetown on climate change at an event co-sponsored by the university’s Global Futures Initiative, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Georgetown Environment Initiative.
Professor Studies Human Resilience to Past Climate Changes
October 28, 2016
Georgetown professor Dagomar Degroot, author of a new book about how the Dutch dealt with extreme 17th-century climate changes, reflects on the lessons the past has for today’s global warming crisis.
Secretary Kerry Explores Ocean Protection at Georgetown Conference
September 16, 2016
U.S Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a Georgetown conference for environmental leaders, faculty and students focusing on leadership strategies to fight threats to the world’s oceans.
MBA Alumnus Named 30 Under 30 in Sustainable Business
July 20, 2016
Miguel CuUnjieng (MBA’15) is named one of “30 Under 30” to watch in sustainable business by GreenBiz Group, a media and events company in corporate sustainability.
Senior Wins Global Recognition for Ocean Sustainability Work
April 11, 2016
Daniela Fernandez’s (C’16) leadership of a major movement for sustainable oceans has landed her among Glamour magazine’s top 10 College Women of the Year and led to her receipt of the 2016 Christopher Benchley Youth Award.
‘Stubborn Trust’ Led to Paris Agreement, U.N. Climate Change Leader Says
April 8, 2016
U.N. global climate change leader Christiana Figueres receives an honorary degree from Georgetown and reflects on her role in last December’s Paris Agreement among 195 countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.