The Trump administration is attempting to rescind almost all the policies to fight climate change proposed or enacted by the Obama administration. Could this send us over the climate tipping points?
Climate Policy Archives - State of the Planet
California has led the nation and indeed the world on environmental policy for over a half a century.
Three decades after Hansen first warned Congress about global warming, the overwhelming scientific consensus is that he was right—and most would say that far too little has been done to address the threat.
Billions of people in thousands of cities around the world will soon be at risk from climate-related heat waves, droughts, flooding, food shortages and energy blackouts by mid-century, but many cities are already taking action to blunt such effects, says a new report from a consortium of international organizations.
If emissions of greenhouse gases remain high, as many as 143 million “internal migrants” might move within their own countries by 2050.
Bringing her media background to the MA Climate and Society program, Miriam Nielsen is ready to spark your interest in science and sustainability.
The Silencing Science Tracker, from Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, will log actions by the U.S. government to silence scientists working on environmental, public health and climate issues.
Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flooding risks across the globe by the 2040s, says a new study.
Mendoza’s interest in climate policy piqued after Typhoon Ketsana devastated her hometown in the Philippines. Now she’s a student in Columbia’s Environmental Science and Policy masters program.
Student veterans may now receive up to $20,000 in a grant or tuition waiver, which is matched by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.