A recent panel explored strategies on how to protect people, the environment, and science under the current political climate.
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Yak herders in the Himalayas are observing climate change in action, and it’s one of the factors threatening their way of life.
What’s the best way for cities to become more sustainable? For Thomas Abdallah of MTA New York City Transit, the answer is mass transit.
Coastal communities in Sierra Leone face threats from climate change, overfishing, and erosion. A new vulnerability assessment helps to pinpoint solutions.
At U.N. events in September, the Nobel Peace laureate called for a broader understanding of peace and security, and better inclusion of women in decision-making.
Legal experts from around the world weigh in on a UN resolution that aims to codify a human right to the environment in international law.
The pressure is on us to make a change, and we can’t afford to leave anyone behind. If we want to change the world, we have to work with big forces.
Scientists at Columbia’s Earth Institute are using simulations to test how well different methods protect coastal areas from hurricanes and sea level rise.
Student Spotlight: Understanding Science to Support Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Policy
Elaine R. Angeles is pursuing an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy to bring science and policy-making together in developing countries.
Why California almonds get such a bad rap.