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  • People Power and New York City Parks

    People Power and New York City Parks

    The parks may not get 1% of NYC’s $100 billion budget, but if 1% of the city’s 8.4 million people volunteered to work in their local park, those 84,000 people could clean up a lot of trash and weeds.

  • The Necessity of New York City’s Parks

    The Necessity of New York City’s Parks

    A functioning park system helps address a wide variety of sustainability and social problems.

Columbia campus skyline with text Columbia Climate School Class Day 2024 - Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our Columbia Climate School MA in Climate & Society Class of 2024! Learn about our May 10 Class Day celebration. #ColumbiaClimate2024

  • People Power and New York City Parks

    People Power and New York City Parks

    The parks may not get 1% of NYC’s $100 billion budget, but if 1% of the city’s 8.4 million people volunteered to work in their local park, those 84,000 people could clean up a lot of trash and weeds.

  • The Necessity of New York City’s Parks

    The Necessity of New York City’s Parks

    A functioning park system helps address a wide variety of sustainability and social problems.