If we are to maintain the way of life we enjoy while maintaining a safe and healthy environment, we need to require more careful management of toxic substances.
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Hoaxes have been calling Irma a Category 6 hurricane, but there’s no such thing. Could there be, in the future?
How a business contributes to and is impacted by the changing climate is becoming increasingly important for shareholders.
As Hurricane Irma batters the Caribbean with winds up to 185 miles per hour, Earth Institute experts are standing by to answer questions from the media.
The Earth Institute has extended the internship application deadline for positions in a variety of administration, communications and research roles. Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students are eligible to apply for the opportunity to work on a sustainability-focused project.
The Earth Institute has extended the application deadline for applications to undergraduate research assistant positions for the fall 2017 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment with distinguished faculty and researchers at the cutting edge of this burgeoning field.
National security is about protecting the safety and way of life of the American people. It is the single most important responsibility of government. We need to get past dysfunction and treat natural and human made disaster response and recovery as a national security issue.
It’s too soon to say there’s a connection, but searching for the fingerprints of climate change shouldn’t take too long.
Emily Poorvin used to discover new drill sites for oil and gas companies; now she’s earning a masters degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia.
From managing flood insurance to controlling toxic pollutants, these policy issues will influence how well Texas can bounce back from the disaster, and how we’ll handle such storms in the future.