Climate change disrupts the water cycle in ways that could profoundly alter how we live our lives.
Columbia Water Center Archives - State of the Planet
A Columbia Water Center staffer answers questions about salinization and water pollution.
An uptick in mining-related tragedies in Brazil points to the need for stronger regulations.
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.