Lessons from early nature-based markets have shown significant risks if the needs of frontline actors are not considered in every step of design and implementation.
A senior in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development describes his path to natural history broadcast journalism.
It is in the public interest to regulate new and emerging technologies to reduce the harm they create. Broad policies can be set by law, but the detailed rules must be left to experts in administrative agencies.
Climate-driven migration is sure to increase. Here’s why we need to embrace it.
Columbia Climate School representatives will be attending the global climate summit in Dubai. Here’s what they hope to achieve.
Food systems researcher Jessica Fanzo offers tips for a more environmentally friendly holiday.
The ability of farmworkers to cultivate major crops including rice and maize may be compromised if climate trends continue.
To enhance New York City’s services, local government must focus on management rather than politics and substance and outcomes rather than image and public relations.
Botanist and climate scientist Dorothy Peteet has been in the business digging deep into bogs, marshes and fens for more than 40 years, revealing natural and human histories going back thousands of years, and their role in changing climate. A final frontier: the obscure remains of New York City’s once widespread coastal wetlands.
Advanced weather-forecasting tools and techniques, like those developed at Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), can help key stakeholders in Africa prepare for the worst.