Researchers at Columbia Climate School discuss the benefits and challenges of working with carbon from ocean and coastal ecosystems.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
The 21st century has seen enormous progress in understanding the importance of adding green space and utilizing ecosystem services in New York City. The Tibbetts Brook project will keep our water cleaner and provide a new mile-long green space in the southern Bronx.
With nearly $3 million in federal funding, Climate School researchers will help develop a climate action plan to mitigate the effects of climate change on the city’s water supply.
Droughts are becoming much more severe and widespread, disrupting industry and sustenance around the world. To combat water scarcity, neighborhoods must reconsider the design of their wastewater systems.
A number of organizations are attempting to clean up the water, but solving the problem of ocean plastic pollution will also require big changes on land.
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 collapse of the public water system in Jackson is far from unique. The combination of climate-accelerated extreme weather and infrastructure disinvestment ensures there will be many more Jacksons in our future.
The developer of a controversial hydroelectric project in Chile has filed for bankruptcy, blaming Andean glacier retreat and droughts for low water flows.
Plants in the same groups often show similar drought resistance independent of the climate in which they grow.
We switched to a towed electromagnetic system to image the fresh and saline groundwater in Bangladesh, and ran into a variety of problems, including high winds, strong currents and running aground.