Green New Deal Archives - State of the Planet

Columbia Students Join Youth Climate Strike to Demand Action

Joining the worldwide protests, students gathered on campus to push for politicians to take large-scale climate action.

by |March 15, 2019
activists hold signs supporting green new deal

To Fight Climate Change, Think Politics First and Often

What the Green New Deal gets that the carbon tax misses.

Rhiana Gunn-Wright

What’s Behind the Green New Deal?

Rhiana Gunn-Wright, who helped advance this bold new effort to curb climate change, breaks down the thinking behind it, as well as its speed, scale and scope.

by |February 12, 2019

Beto O’Rourke Discusses Climate Change on Columbia Campus

At a Town Hall with students, the alum and former congressman stressed the importance of storytelling and bipartisan cooperation to develop climate solutions.

by |February 6, 2019

The Politics of a Green New Deal

Tying economic development to environmental protection is a winning political strategy.

by |January 14, 2019

The Green New Deal and a Vision of Environmental Sustainability

The widespread and growing attention paid to environmental sustainability is difficult to ignore.

by |December 3, 2018