Archive: Sustainability

32 Articles

Barwendé M. Sané
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Remembering Ecologist Yacouba Sawadogo: 2020 Champion of the Earth’s Inspirational Legacy

Georgetown Postdoctoral Associate Barwendé M. Sané discusses the legacy of the ecologist Yacouba.…

February 22, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Maya Alcantara
Summer 2023
Sustainability

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Jordan, Deputy Chief of Staff at The White House Council on Environmental Quality

Georgetown Alumni Sara Jordan and Common Home editor Maya Alcantara discuss Jordan's career in environmental.…

October 30, 2023

Alannah Nathan
Food & Water
Interviews
Summer 2023
Sustainability

Alumni Spotlight: Luke Holden, Founder and CEO of Luke’s Lobster 

Luke Holden, founder and CEO of Luke's Lobster, and Alannah Nathan, Common Home Editor, discuss sustainable business.…

October 23, 2023

Climate Change
Marion Cassidy
Summer 2023
Sustainability

A Futurist’s Vision for Higher Education in a Climate-Altered World

Bryan Alexander, an adjunct lecturer at Georgetown, explores the ways in which climate change will impact university.…

October 6, 2023

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Madhura Shembekar
Summer 2023
Sustainability

Building a Better Future: Urbanism and Conflict in Environmentalism

Dr. Silvia Danielak, urbanist and peace scholar, and Common Home Editor Madhura Shembekar discuss the role infrastructure plays in peacekeeping and the.…

September 13, 2023

Alexandra Pyne
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Summer 2023
Sustainability

One Industry, Many Ideologies: Exploring Sustainable Finance

2022 Stapleton Fellow at Georgetown University, Alexandra Pyne examines the role of the finance industry in addressing the climate. …

September 5, 2023

Biodiversity
Elizabeth Hogan
Food & Water
Interviews
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Life on the Seas: Navigating a Career in Marine Conservation

Maya Snyder (SFS '24) sits down with conservation scientist Elizabeth Hogan (SFS '97) to talk about the some of biggest problems plaguing marine wildlife, the most encouraging…

May 4, 2023

Climate Change
Food & Water
Frontiers of Mariculture
Nicholas Kee
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Under the Jamaican Sea: Turning seaweed into carbon credits at Kee Farms

Nishitha Vivek (MS '23) sits down with Nicholas Kee, CEO and co-founder of Kee Farms, a regenerative ocean farm network based in.…

May 4, 2023

Biodiversity
Food & Water
Rebecca Helm
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Ecosystems Afloat

Far out to sea, floating ecosystems are developing on dead trees, debris, and even plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Georgetown professor and Earth Commons Faculty…

May 3, 2023

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Shelby Gresch
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Hello Hoya Harvest

Shelby Gresch reflects on what role the Hoya Harvest, Georgetown's newly opened campus farm, can play in the growing practice of urban agriculture and how it can contribute to…

April 28, 2023