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What the U.S. Military is Doing About Climate Change

Leymah Gbowee, executive director of the Women, Peace and Security Program at Columbia University, and Malala Yousafzai, co-founder of the Malala Fund. The two Nobel Peace Laureates spoke backstage at the Gates Goalkeepers conference about the power of women and girls to create global change.

Columbia’s Leymah Gbowee Featured Speaker at Gates Goalkeepers Event

Gbowee discussed the importance of investing in grassroots women’s movements.

by |September 22, 2017

Quiz: How Much do You Really Know About Climate Change?

These answers to some of these questions may surprise you.

by |September 21, 2017
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How Will Climate Change Impact Ocean Health?

Three scientists explain what they’re learning about the ocean’s changing conditions. These discoveries will contribute to the sustainable management and conservation of marine resources, helping to secure food for current and future generations.

by |September 21, 2017
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Leader of the World Health Organization Praises Columbia’s New Public Health Program

Tedros Adhanom called the new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program ‘a gift’ in the fight against complex global health problems.

by |September 21, 2017
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Not So Sweet: Tanzania Confronts Arbitration over Large-Scale Sugarcane and Ethanol Project

The legal battle underscores the challenges that arise when governments, international investors, and the rights of local communities are at odds.