Climate Week NYC Archives - State of the Planet

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Interactive Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Climate Change and Its Impacts

In celebration of Climate Week NYC, here are 10 sample questions from our Climate Challenge game on Kahoot!

by |September 27, 2018
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6 Ways Our Team Is Taking Action on Climate Change—And How You Can, Too

Scientists and staff within the Earth Institute share some of the ways they’re shrinking their carbon footprints.

by |September 25, 2018
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Quiz: How Much do You Really Know About Climate Change?

The answers to some of these questions may surprise you.

by |September 21, 2017
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Leader of the World Health Organization Praises Columbia’s New Public Health Program

Tedros Adhanom called the new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program ‘a gift’ in the fight against complex global health problems.

by |September 21, 2017
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What’s Next for Offshore Wind in the U.S.?

A panel of experts discusses the challenges and opportunities that lie just off the coast.

by |September 20, 2017
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New Program Will Tackle Public Health Threats Around the Globe

From pandemics to food crises and climate-related disasters, Columbia’s new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program will help prevent, detect, and respond to a wide range of problems.

by |September 19, 2017
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Can You Survive our Climate Week Challenge?

These seven not-so-hard things will shrink your carbon footprint. We dare you to try them.

by |September 18, 2017

6 Climate Change Solutions We Can All Agree On

These ideas hold merit no matter where you fall on the political spectrum

by |September 11, 2017

MPA Students Join Thousands at People’s Climate March

Members of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Class of 2015 joined a group of an estimated 400,000 New Yorkers and people from across the globe as members the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21. The was organized in advance of the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit, which will take place in New York City on Tuesday, September 23. World leaders will gather in New York to address climate change and its impact on our planet.

by |September 22, 2014

Why This Climate Scientist Is Taking to the Streets

In my early years I didn’t talk about the politics of global warming much. I didn’t bring it up with friends or family, let alone engage in any public way. It seemed to me unseemly for a scientist to be vocal on a political issue related, even indirectly, to his own research. Wouldn’t that be an indication of bias, of a lack of scientific impartiality? But I have changed my mind.

by |September 19, 2014