A short, handy new guide from the Earth Institute cuts through the noise about renewable energy to lay out the facts about this politically charged subject.
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Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development is testing a virtual reality module to help train teachers in a comfortable and individual virtual space.
New Center Would Bring Digital Skills, Solar Energy and Employment Hope For Women—All Under One Roof
The proposed “ITC Center” in India would provide a cyber café and training center for women, powered by a solar mini-grid for reliable and affordable electricity.
We don’t yet understand what the internet is doing to our politics and culture, but we do know what it’s doing to the planet.
Many countries are banning fossil fuel run cars in favor of electric vehicles. How does the future look for EVs and how green are they really?
In addition to understanding basic science, we need to think about the use of the technologies that we develop.
A graduate of Columbia’s Environmental Science and Policy program explains how his studies have helped him in his work in the energy sector.
Plastics made from organic material are often touted as being eco-friendly, but do they live up to the hype?
The transition to a renewable resource-based economy will be a massive and complex endeavor and its difficulty should not be underestimated. The transition depends on five key components.