New report finds that a moderate carbon tax could dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions, with only minor effects on the economy.
Paris Climate Agreement Archives - State of the Planet
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society’s Alessandra Giannini was selected as one of French President’s Macron’s climate laureates.
A conference at Columbia University yielded consensus on the need for an international environmental agreement, and advanced discussion on what that agreement could look like.
Columbia joins leaders from across higher education, the private sector and state and local governments in affirming their commitment to the Paris Agreement.
While we still do not know the long-term impact of President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, the short-term impact has been to mobilize a broad segment of the U.S. and global public in support of the agreement.
Experts from across the Earth Institute give their reactions to the news that the U.S. will exit the Paris climate agreement.
Yochanan Kushnir: “As a climate scientist who directly engages in studying the phenomena and mechanisms of climate variability and change I am convinced that we are headed towards a different, and to many people hostile, state of the climate system, with a worldwide impact including many parts of the U.S.”
The implications of withdrawal are more intricate than what people have been fixating on so far.
In the wake of the decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, several questions have emerged about what withdrawal means for environmental policy, research and innovation.