ECO Newsletter: Week of February 8th


Greetings ECO,

It’s that time of year. Three weeks into the Spring semester, we as SIPA students focus our minds on one thing: landing an awesome summer internship. No matter where you are in your internship search, ECO is here to help! We are having our first internship panel one week from now, where second-year Seeples will come share their one-of-a-kind internship experiences this past summer in the environmental field, and to network with you. So mark your calendar, and scroll down for more details!



The Powerhouse : A Book Talk with Steve LeVine

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

IAB 1512

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with author Steve LeVine on his new book, The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World. Mr. LeVine will discuss ongoing efforts by scientists to invent and perfect next-generation battery technology and how such advancements have the ability to impact energy systems, climate change, and geopolitical relationships. CGEP Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow will moderate a discussion following the presentation.

Register Here


ECO Environmental Internship Panel

Monday, February 16th, 2015, 1-2 pm

IAB 402

Lunch will be provided.




  • Green-e Energy Verification Summer 2015 Associate, Center for Resource Solutions

SIPALink ID: 52934

  • PSEG – Summer Masters Internship Program

SIPALinkID: 53572


  • Environment America – Wind Energy For a Cleaner American Campaign Advocate




U.N. Prepares Resolution to Confront Islamic State on Oil and Antiquities

Isis fighters, pictured on a militant website verified by AP.

Lower Oil Prices Strike at Heart of Canada’s Oil Sands Production


The Horrors of Fishing With Dynamite



Tianjian Gao

SIPA Environmental Coalition (ECO) Communications Director
MIA Candidate (2016), School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

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