Billions of people in thousands of cities around the world will soon be at risk from climate-related heat waves, droughts, flooding, food shortages and energy blackouts by mid-century, but many cities are already taking action to blunt such effects, says a new report from a consortium of international organizations.
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If emissions of greenhouse gases remain high, as many as 143 million “internal migrants” might move within their own countries by 2050.
Bringing her media background to the MA Climate and Society program, Miriam Nielsen is ready to spark your interest in science and sustainability.
The Silencing Science Tracker, from Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, will log actions by the U.S. government to silence scientists working on environmental, public health and climate issues.
Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flooding risks across the globe by the 2040s, says a new study.
Mendoza’s interest in climate policy piqued after Typhoon Ketsana devastated her hometown in the Philippines. Now she’s a student in Columbia’s Environmental Science and Policy masters program.
Student veterans may now receive up to $20,000 in a grant or tuition waiver, which is matched by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
A workshop in the Environmental Science and Policy MPA program challenges students to integrate their knowledge and apply it as if they were working in the field.
Concurrent with the announcement that human carbon emissions reached a new peak this year, Galen McKinley, a researcher at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses the difficulties of tracking the sources and destinations of carbon dioxide.
Every four years Congress is provided with a state-of-the-art report on the impacts of climate change on the United States. The next National Climate Assessment is scheduled for 2018, but its scientific findings are scheduled to be published today. Here, two of its authors explain what to expect.