An uptick in mining-related tragedies in Brazil points to the need for stronger regulations.
Columbia Water Center Archives - State of the Planet
To mark its anniversary, the Columbia Water Center has released a new report highlighting its achievements over the past decade. Read an excerpt, then download the full report.
New research shows that long-term weather patterns could have a huge effect on the success of renewable energy
The American Geophysical Union fall meeting takes place Dec. 10-14 in Washington, D.C. Here is a guide to key talks and other events from Columbia’s Earth Institute.
Upmanu Lall is director of the Columbia Water Center, and the lead author of the new U.S. National Climate Assessment’s chapter on water resources. The report paints a dire picture of the nation’s climate future. We spoke with Lall about the outlook for water supplies, quality and infrastructure.
Scientists and staff within the Earth Institute share some of the ways they’re shrinking their carbon footprints.
In the U.S., some 2,000 high hazard dams are in need of repairs. A project from the Columbia Water Center is helping to identify the most hazardous ones.
A recent event hosted by the Columbia Water Center highlights the challenges and opportunities that nation’s beleaguered water system presents.
Members of Columbia Water Center share what Earth Day means to them, and offer ways – large and small – that we can all advocate for water and a healthier planet.
Columbia University researchers to help translate hurricane science into projections for planning for climate and weather risks.