The Georgetown Environment Initiative is a University-wide effort to advance the multidisciplinary study of the environment and sustainability in relation to society, scientific understanding, sound policy, and the complex challenges we face as stewards of the Earth.

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A World Without Birdsong

In a recent publication co-authored by Peter Marra, the new director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative, we learn that nearly 3 billion birds have ‘disappeared’ from the United States and Canada in the last five decades. Read more about the study here.


Georgetown Experts on Climate Change Concerns

Five Georgetown University faculty experts have weighed in on their top concerns for the environment and what they want to hear about climate change from global leaders and U.S. presidential candidates. See what they have to say here.


Jane Fonda “This Is Not A Drill” Discussion on Climate Change

Oscar-winning actress and avid climate activist Jane Fonda spoke at Georgetown on January 10th with GEI Director Pete Marra, inspiring the rising generation of young activists to take action on climate change. Read more here.