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Divert Biodegradable Waste From Landfills to Cut Climate-Warming Methane Emissions

Landfills should also be outfitted with facilities to monitor and control existing methane emissions.

by Nickolas J. Themelis |November 9, 2021

Climate Change Is Destroying Honey Production in Kyrgyzstan

The loss of glaciers in Kyrgyzstan is having a devastating impact on water supply for farmers and wildflower pastures, imperiling the country’s renowned honey industry.

by Baktygul Chynybaeva |November 9, 2021
A very large ship is dwarfed by an expansive ice sheet.

Antarctica Glacier Named for Glasgow Climate Negotiations at COP26

The Antarctic Place Naming Commission has agreed to name glaciers on the Southern Continent after city locations of past and present climate treaties.

by |November 8, 2021
photos of Katindi Sivi, Malala Yousafzai, Xiye Bastida

Malala Spurs a COP26 Discussion on Links Between Girls, Learning and Cutting Climate Risk

The Indigenous climate campaigner Xiye Bastida, African futurist Katindi Sivi and a graybeard climate journalist weigh in on girls, education and paths to a cooler climate.

by |November 8, 2021

Climate Words and Climate Deeds

With the U.N. Conference of Parties (COP26) starting in full swing last week, the world was filled with news from the climate industry’s biggest trade show.

by |November 8, 2021

Kyrgyzstan Will Move Away From Coal to Hydropower by 2050

At COP26, Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov made a statement about transitioning to an emission-free economy and the impact of climate change on the people of mountainous areas.

by Baktygul Chynybaeva |November 3, 2021
melody braun headshot

Why COP26 Matters

An interview with Mélody Braun, whose work helps farmers and policy makers implement climate adaptation and management strategies.

by Brynne Wilcox |November 3, 2021

Columbia Climate School’s Delegation at COP26

Who’s going to the climate summit in Glasgow, and what they’re doing there.

by |November 2, 2021

Columbia Climate School Co-Founding Deans and Scholars Host World-leading Experts and Decision-makers at COP26

This year, the Columbia Climate School will have a significant presence at COP26 as a key part of Columbia University’s commitment to bring its expertise and leadership to drive climate solutions.

by |October 31, 2021

COP26: Resources for Journalists

Columbia will have a strong presence at the world climate summit, with live and online events, and experts from many fields attending or closely monitoring the proceedings.

by |October 27, 2021