State of the Planet - News from the Columbia Climate School

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American Geophysical Union 2022: Key Research From the Columbia Climate School

Five Things the Energy Transition Can’t Do Without

Achieving the energy transition will take money, minerals, land, water, and skilled labor. Will we have enough of each?

by |December 7, 2022
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New Book Reimagines Sustainable Development Education for All Audiences

A new book from experts at the Columbia Climate School encourages interdisciplinary collaboration and community involvement to improve education for sustainable development around the world.

by |December 6, 2022
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A Pyramid on Everest, Caught in the Balance

Unsteady funding streams have caused Mount Everest’s “Pyramid” monitoring station to unravel at the seams. It may be an opportunity to re-envision the station’s purpose.

by |December 5, 2022

New York City’s Food Waste and the Circular Economy

Food waste provides an opportunity for New York City to place itself on the cutting edge of waste recycling.

by |December 5, 2022
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Layoffs in Big Tech Are an Opportunity to Tackle Climate Change

Anyone working in tech already has the skills to help solve our generation’s biggest challenge.

by Thomas Turnbull |December 2, 2022
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