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  • Water Week Event Sparks Deep Discussion Around Community-driven Urban Planning

    Water Week Event Sparks Deep Discussion Around Community-driven Urban Planning

    More than 70 researchers, government officials, consultants, and academics came together at the Forum to discuss alternative solutions and approaches for water action in cities.

  • ‘Hudson Rising’ Exhibit Features Living Breakwaters Project

    ‘Hudson Rising’ Exhibit Features Living Breakwaters Project

    Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.

  • Nature’s Toxic Crusaders

    Nature’s Toxic Crusaders

    Can mushrooms help clean up oil spills? Can oysters filter sewage pollution? Industrial waste is being injected into the planet’s soil and water as a result of human activity. Pioneers in the field of conservation and sustainability are employing nature’s own biological task force to help clean up.

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Water Week Event Sparks Deep Discussion Around Community-driven Urban Planning

    Water Week Event Sparks Deep Discussion Around Community-driven Urban Planning

    More than 70 researchers, government officials, consultants, and academics came together at the Forum to discuss alternative solutions and approaches for water action in cities.

  • ‘Hudson Rising’ Exhibit Features Living Breakwaters Project

    ‘Hudson Rising’ Exhibit Features Living Breakwaters Project

    Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.

  • Nature’s Toxic Crusaders

    Nature’s Toxic Crusaders

    Can mushrooms help clean up oil spills? Can oysters filter sewage pollution? Industrial waste is being injected into the planet’s soil and water as a result of human activity. Pioneers in the field of conservation and sustainability are employing nature’s own biological task force to help clean up.