A program brings young women of color from low-income high schools in the U.S. to Morocco to explore the intersections of race, gender, and environmental justice.
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A vocational training program through the Center for Sustainable Development is empowering women to become entrepreneurs and pursue higher education.
A new model estimates how many climate migrants there will be, where they are likely to go, and what effects they might have on the places to which they move.
Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development is testing a virtual reality module to help train teachers in a comfortable and individual virtual space.
Ajay Mathur, a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change, discusses the outlook for energy supply and demand in India, including the critical role that solar power could play in coming years.
Last week, a diverse group of activists, practitioners, and academics from across the U.S. came together to discuss building collective action for peace and social change.
A forthcoming study of northern India suggests that people living in rural areas are as likely to die prematurely from the effects of poor air quality as those living in cities.
A new report from the United Nations lays out new goals for building and keeping peace, but will likely face several challenges.
If emissions of greenhouse gases remain high, as many as 143 million “internal migrants” might move within their own countries by 2050.
Women today are completing higher levels of education and taking on more leadership roles, yet many barriers to economic empowerment still persist.