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.
|March 22, 2023
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.
|February 24, 2023
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.
|November 2, 2022
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.
Thaddeus Pawlowski and Donovan Finn
|October 18, 2022
Professor Peter Muennig discusses the state of New York City’s streets, and what could be done to make them safer.
Raccoons, coyotes, possums and other wild mammals are becoming more common in the country’s most densely populated city. New research aims to map their populations and habits in hopes of decreasing conflicts with humans.