Running from September 19 to 25, Climate Week NYC convenes key climate leaders to accelerate climate action. It is the biggest global climate event of its kind.
As this year’s official university partner for Climate Week NYC, the Columbia Climate School is excited to offer a full lineup of online events and special content all week long. Check back throughout Climate Week as we continue to add new content to this page.
- Columbia Climate School Named University Partner for Climate Week NYC 2022: Experts from Columbia Climate School will join events bringing together voices from business, government, and civil society for the biggest climate event on Earth.
- Exploring Actionable Solutions for Water Security: America’s water systems face many challenges, including climate change and aging infrastructure. An upcoming event will focus on ways to solve multiple problems at the same time, with the same funding.
- The 37 Easiest Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint (Animated Graphic): Making a difference on climate change doesn’t have to take lots of time or effort.
- Circularity — A Powerful Tool for Fighting Climate Change: Sandra Goldmark discusses an upcoming Climate Week NYC event on the power of a new approach to consumption as a collective climate response.
- You Asked: Dinosaurs Survived When CO2 Was Extremely High. Why Can’t Humans? Our expert says: Although carbon dioxide levels have been much higher in the past, they generally increased slowly, giving plants and animals time to adapt. When the rate of climate change was staggeringly fast, like today, there were big problems.
- Mining, Land Grabs, and More — When Decarbonization Conflicts With Human Rights: Transitioning off fossil fuels isn’t all sunshine and roses. Experts from around Columbia Climate School weigh in on how governments and developers can move forward responsibly.
- How Do We Deal With the Polarization Around Climate Change? Suggestions from Peter Coleman, psychologist and expert in conflict and cooperation.
- September 20: Climate School Speaker Series: Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris
- September 20: Ensuring America’s Water Security: Designing, Financing & Managing Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation
- September 21: Climate Knowledge for a More Food-Secure World
- September 22: Earth Futures Festival Film Screening & Panel
- September 22: Entering Overtime: The Race to Deliver the Glasgow Climate Pact — A Conversation with COP26 President Alok Sharma
For more events, check out our Climate Week website.