The answers to some of these questions may surprise you.
Climate Week NYC
Tedros Adhanom called the new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program ‘a gift’ in the fight against complex global health problems.
A panel of experts discusses the challenges and opportunities that lie just off the coast.
From pandemics to food crises and climate-related disasters, Columbia’s new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program will help prevent, detect, and respond to a wide range of problems.
These seven not-so-hard things will shrink your carbon footprint. We dare you to try them.
These ideas hold merit no matter where you fall on the political spectrum
Members of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Class of 2015 joined a group of an estimated 400,000 New Yorkers and people from across the globe as members the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21. The was organized in advance of the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit, which will take place in New York City on Tuesday, September 23. World leaders will gather in New York to address climate change and its impact on our planet.
In my early years I didn’t talk about the politics of global warming much. I didn’t bring it up with friends or family, let alone engage in any public way. It seemed to me unseemly for a scientist to be vocal on a political issue related, even indirectly, to his own research. Wouldn’t that be an indication of bias, of a lack of scientific impartiality? But I have changed my mind.
Climate scientist William D’Andrea of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory asked young scientists attending a symposium last October, “What do you wish everyone knew about climate change?” He turned the responses into this video, which covers the topic pretty well.
From heads of state to ordinary citizens, thousands of people will gather for more than 100 events during Climate Week NYC. The Earth Institute and its centers will be engaged in several events; read on to find out how you can participate.