2021 may turn out to be the most critical year in our efforts to combat climate change. What things helped and what things hurt climate progress this year?
COP26 Archives - State of the Planet
The scale of change needed to build a renewable resource-based economy is huge. We need both elected leaders and business leaders to get this job done.
Amid cheering and rage as the latest climate talks ended, there are heaps of issues and opportunities to work on in the months and years ahead.
By hosting and participating in a number of special events, scholars from the Columbia Climate School helped to shape the conversation at the UN climate summit. Here are a few highlights.
A student reflects on how far young people have come toward influencing the UN climate negotiations, and what needs to happen next.
Columbia Climate School experts say the results out of Glasgow are “a real mixed bag.”
Diplomacy has influence, but only the development and implementation of new technologies will end the climate crisis.
Leaders from Glaciated Regions Highlight Importance of Women, Youth, and Indigenous Peoples at COP26
They discussed adaptation strategies for mountain regions.
Will overshooting 1.5°C of warming push us over climate tipping points, triggering irreversible and abrupt changes?
The eco-communicator discusses the intersections between climate and racial justice, and offers advice to the next generation of activists and educators.