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.
Grad Students Evaluate Policy Projects in the Dominican Republic
March 23, 2016
Students in Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy travel to the Dominican Republic over spring break to evaluate the effectiveness of local water and education projects.
Georgetown Receives National Award for Interior Architecture
February 2, 2016
The American Institute of Architects recognizes Georgetown with the 2016 Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture for its School of Continuing Studies space located in downtown Washington, D.C.
Georgetown Faculty, Students Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference
December 21, 2015
A delegation to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference included two Georgetown professors and two students, who talk here about their experience.
Faculty Members to Speak in Paris Alongside Climate Change Talks
November 30, 2015
Two Georgetown faculty members - Joanna Lewis and Vicki Arroyo – will speak in Paris alongside events of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The talks began today and run through Dec. 11.