State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • It’s Time to Regulate E-Bikes and Scooters in New York City

    It’s Time to Regulate E-Bikes and Scooters in New York City

    As the nation and city decarbonize and move toward electricity-based energy systems, new technologies will continue to emerge, and we will need to develop rules to ensure that new technologies are deployed safely.

  • The Big Impact of Electric Scooters

    The Big Impact of Electric Scooters

    A recent talk hosted by the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development discussed the challenges and benefits of micro-mobility as a form of sustainable transportation.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • It’s Time to Regulate E-Bikes and Scooters in New York City

    It’s Time to Regulate E-Bikes and Scooters in New York City

    As the nation and city decarbonize and move toward electricity-based energy systems, new technologies will continue to emerge, and we will need to develop rules to ensure that new technologies are deployed safely.

  • The Big Impact of Electric Scooters

    The Big Impact of Electric Scooters

    A recent talk hosted by the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development discussed the challenges and benefits of micro-mobility as a form of sustainable transportation.