Small island nations are on the frontlines of climate change—and for some, retreat is not an option.
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At the request of the United Nations Development Programme, four graduate students are developing a sustainability guide for the bauxite mining industry in Guinea.
Climate change will impact populations across the planet. MPA-DP graduate student Andrea Cristina Ruiz wants to bring their voices to the table.
If carbon emissions hold steady, a new study in Science predicts that the European Union could face a massive influx by 2100.
The White House may deny that climate change is happening, but the Department of Defense has been taking action for years to avoid and adapt to climate-related disasters.
On July 12, the Earth Institute will bring together experts from science, government and the private sector to discuss causes, implications and potential adaptation strategies for sea level rise.
The climate problem will be made less bad by technological, cultural, social and economic change that will force political change. Waiting for policy to be the change agent is an exercise in futility.
Columbia joins leaders from across higher education, the private sector and state and local governments in affirming their commitment to the Paris Agreement.
Join us for a symposium on Lessons of Climate Resilience in New York City this Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 6-7:15 p.m. in Low Library on the Columbia University campus.
The need to adapt to the current impact of climate change is already obvious in many cities and work is already underway to make cities more resilient to extreme weather events. New York City has begun to implement a resiliency plan that will cost at least $20 billion over the next decade.