In a variety of talks and panels, experts gathered on campus to discuss ideas and technologies that can help us overcome the planet’s biggest environmental challenge.
Events Archives - State of the Planet
Building an economy based on reusing and repurposing products will require big transformations. Participants at a recent event outlined concrete steps on how we can move forward.
A recent lecture offered an optimistic forecast for wind and solar energy, showing a glimpse into a future that doesn’t depend on fossil fuels.
A panel discussion and book launch event outline how better communication can help to bridge the research divide between climate and health.
This annual celebration consists of talks by Lamont’s world-renowned experts as well as dozens of hands-on activities and experiments for kids to learn about how our planet works.
Posing as an interplanetary flight attendant in an upcoming show, researcher Christine McCarthy will lead a geological journey through the solar system.
Economist Glenn Hubbard explains why carbon pricing can appeal to people on both sides of the political aisle.
A recent event hosted by the Columbia Water Center highlights the challenges and opportunities that nation’s beleaguered water system presents.
Small island nations are on the frontlines of climate change—and for some, retreat is not an option.
At meeting in mid-March, doctors, climate scientists, and global health specialists discussed how to tackle the health threats that climate change carries with it.