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Groundwater pump, Gujarat, India

Achieving Sustainable Water, Energy and Agriculture in Gujarat, India

Watch a video about the Columbia Water Center’s project to address a looming water crisis in north Gujarat, India.

by |February 19, 2013
Rio+20 The Future We Want banner at entrance to the the United Nations

Healthy Oceans: Charting A New Course

Leading up to Rio+20, on April 25th the United Nations hosted “Healthy Oceans: Charting A New Course,” a panel discussion which brought together a range of experts to discuss the fate of the world’s oceans and what can be done to protect them.

by |April 30, 2012
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Training Development Leaders in Amman, Jordan

“If you coordinate action by means of developing mutual trust- not only interpersonal but also between organizations- then the linkages between those that design the policy and those that implement policy are much more effective”. – André Corrêa d’Almeida, Coordinator of Executive Education at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD) What is the… read more

by |April 16, 2012
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Sachs: ‘US Remains Trapped and Paralyzed on Climate Change’

Jeffrey Sachs discusses the inaction and inability of the US to enact any meaningful climate legislation with future prospects growing dim with the changing of the guard in Congress after last week’s midterm elections.

by |October 29, 2010
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Jeffrey Sachs, Gavin Schmidt on Economy and Wild Summer Weather

Jeffrey Sachs’ discusses what it will take to kick start the US economy and the possible links between climate change and this summer’s weather on CNN’s “GPS with Fareed Zakaria”.

by |August 17, 2010

Video: Flying Over Puncak Jaya

This spectacular video takes you above Puncak Jaya and vicinity via helicopter, and into the ice camp. Created by videographers David Christenson, Greg Chmura and Ario Samudro, it was forwarded  by Scott Hanna of the Freeport McMoRan mning company, which provided heavy logistical support for the ice-coring mission (including the helicopter itself). Click here to view the video.

by |June 29, 2010

To lighten up your day…

A scientific instructional video full of good (mis)information about our friend water.

by |February 10, 2010

Climate and Meningitis in Africa

A new Google Earth tour explores the link between climate and meningitis outbreaks in Africa.

by |December 7, 2009

The Stuff of Sustainability

Recently, New York Times reporter, Leslie Kaufman wrote an excellent story on an interesting and important video called “The Story of Stuff”.  Kaufman writes that: “The video is a cheerful but brutal assessment of how much Americans waste, and it has its detractors… The video was created by Annie Leonard, a former Greenpeace employee and… read more

by |May 14, 2009

Sachs at Haverford College on Global Economic Crisis

A slot machine turning up three lemons is how Jeffrey Sachs described the global economic crisis at Haverford College last week.  “Three ‘uns': It is unstable, unfair, and unsustainable,” he said. “It’s the life-and-death struggle of the poor, and the plight of the planet.” “You are the answers,” he told the audience. “This crisis is… read more

by |April 21, 2009