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Video: Launch of NextGen Climate Forecasting System in Colombia

In August of 2019, Colombia’s national meteorological service, IDEAM, launched a state-of-the-art climate forecasting system called NextGen.

by |March 11, 2020
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Report: Major Accomplishments of the ACToday Project

ACToday aims to combat hunger and improve food security by increasing climate knowledge in Ethiopia, Senegal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Colombia, and Guatemala.

by |March 10, 2020
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New Podcast Lets You Eavesdrop on Conversations Between Climate Scientists

‘Deep Convection’ is a podcast about climate, science, and life.

by Adam Sobel and Melanie Bieli |March 9, 2020

Rain, More Than Wind, Led to Massive Toppling of Trees in Hurricane Maria, Says Study

The surprising finding suggests that future hurricanes stoked by warming climate may be even more destructive to forests than scientists have already projected.

by |March 9, 2020
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Biden vs. Sanders: Who Has the Better Plan to Fix Climate Change?

Both democratic frontrunners have pledged to take action on climate change, but their plans differ widely.

by Sophie Capshaw-Mack |March 5, 2020
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Tribes Claim U.S. Government Violates Human Rights by Failing to Address Climate-Forced Displacement

Five U.S. tribes claim that climate change compromises their human rights, including rights to life, health, housing, water, sanitation, and a healthy environment.

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Prime Minister Sanna Marin of Finland Is Coming to Columbia

On March 6, Prime Minister Sanna Marin of Finland will speak about climate change, gender equality and social welfare. The talk will include a question and answer session with students in the audience.

by Columbia News |March 2, 2020

Symposium Will Discuss How Businesses Can Lead on Climate

An event on March 6 will bring together representatives from the world’s most powerful industries to discuss the role of business in addressing today’s urgent sustainability challenges.

by |February 27, 2020

Coronavirus Response Shows the World Is Not Ready for Climate-Induced Pandemics

The outbreak in China shows we still have a lot to learn when it comes to dealing with global pandemics, which are expected to increase due to climate change.

by Jennifer Zhang |February 24, 2020

More Plastic Is On the Way: What It Means for Climate Change

Fossil fuel companies are ramping up production of virgin plastics, with huge potential consequences for climate and the environment.

by |February 20, 2020