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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Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development is testing a virtual reality module to help train teachers in a comfortable and individual virtual space.
A sustainable development alum recounts his exciting visit to Temple of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
New Center Would Bring Digital Skills, Solar Energy and Employment Hope For Women—All Under One Roof
The proposed “ITC Center” in India would provide a cyber café and training center for women, powered by a solar mini-grid for reliable and affordable electricity.
At the request of the United Nations Development Programme, four graduate students are developing a sustainability guide for the bauxite mining industry in Guinea.
In addition to her academic achievements, undergraduate Sam Goldberg has excelled in her research in environmental sustainability, and stands out because of her passion to make the world a better place.
Women today are completing higher levels of education and taking on more leadership roles, yet many barriers to economic empowerment still persist.
Climate change will impact populations across the planet. MPA-DP graduate student Andrea Cristina Ruiz wants to bring their voices to the table.
Small migratory farming is responsible for 70% of the annual deforestation in Peru. Can palm oil address this problem and lead the change towards sustainable development in the Peruvian Amazon?
How do you encourage cities to race to the top in sustainability performance?