Steven Cohen is executive director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute, USA and professor in the practice of public affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He is director of the master’s program in sustainability management at Columbia’s School of Continuing Education and directs the master’s in public administration program in environmental science and policy and the concentration in energy and environmental policy at SIPA. Cohen has served as a policy analyst and consultant to the US Environmental Protection Agency and other government agencies. His books include Sustainability Management: Lessons from and for New York City, America, and the Planet (Columbia University Press, 2011), Understanding Environmental Policy (Columbia University Press, 2006), and The Effective Public Manager (Jossey-Bass, 2008). Cohen is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.