While there’s no quick fix for the legacies of colonization, researchers argue that it starts with recognizing Indigenous knowledge systems alongside Western scientific methods.
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The partnership of three countries—Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Indonesia—could play a pivotal role in reducing global deforestation.
Three students from the class of 2023 who earned Departmental Honors share their post-graduation plans, their understanding of sustainability, and their advice to current students.
At a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change side event in early June, representatives from several countries discussed the urgent need to address global loss of water and sea-level rise.
States have already filed at least 103 bills related to disaster resilience. Columbia Climate School’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness reports on what has been achieved so far.
Science and technology alone cannot solve climate change. The DoveTale podcast explores the interconnecting ethical, spiritual, psychological, moral, artistic, and historical dimensions of on-the-ground climate action.
New research from Columbia climate scientists shows that the 1987 ozone treaty, designed to protect the ozone layer, has postponed the occurrence of the first ice-free Arctic by as much as 15 years.
Columbia engineers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that will aid in understanding and mitigating the impact of extreme weather events, which are becoming more frequent in our warming climate.
A revamped map lets you zoom in to check the climate, weather, and geological hazards in your own backyard and then learn how to protect yourself.
On May 4, the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development hosted the spring 2023 Workshop Briefings, where upperclassmen presented the deliverables they spent the semester working on with their clients. The Workshop in Sustainable Development allows undergraduate sustainable development majors and special concentrators to bridge the theoretical knowledge they have gained through their coursework in the… read more