A new framework for legislators and advocates aims to promote environmental justice with exemplary tools to accelerate proposed policy changes.
Urbanization Archives - State of the Planet
In her class at the Columbia Climate School, this environmental justice lawyer provides tools and hands-on opportunities for her students to generate real-world impacts.
A Q&A with John Williams, who studies the historical links between the built environment and racial injustice in U.S. cities.
A Sustainability Management graduate student discusses questions of environmental injustice in Atlanta, Georgia, as one county prepares to turn a large greenspace into a police training facility.
In the United States, we need strong pollution control standards that are enforced carefully, precisely, and with a deep understanding of the pace of operational change that is feasible for a particular business or locality.
A hyper-local study of vegetation shows that the city’s trees and grass often cancel out all the CO2 released from cars, trucks and buses on summer days.
Diversity and tolerance comprise the secret sauce that fuels New York City’s creative and economic dynamism.
The river — much like post-pandemic New York City — is more resilient than people think.
Based on a decade of data from Hurricane Sandy, two New York City planners explore the inequities of disaster mitigation and recovery — and what needs to change to prevent climate gentrification.
Professor Peter Muennig discusses the state of New York City’s streets, and what could be done to make them safer.