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  • Shannon Márquez: Empowering Women and Girls Through Access to Water and Sanitation

    Shannon Márquez: Empowering Women and Girls Through Access to Water and Sanitation

    The engineer and environmental health researcher studies the intersections of gender, water, sanitation, and hygiene.

  • California Dreaming: Drought and Development

    California’s water crisis is further proof that environmental issues must be fully integrated into economic development plans and projects. Sustainability management requires that we factor these physical resources and constraints into our designs for new homes, businesses and institutions.

  • Reflections on Haiti

    Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to travel to Haiti to install a weather monitoring station, as well as conduct streamflow measurements and water quality assessments with Water Center employee Lior Asaf.  Traveling to Haiti gave me my first exposure to how water and climate issues are affecting poor and developing countries, as well…

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.
  • Shannon Márquez: Empowering Women and Girls Through Access to Water and Sanitation

    Shannon Márquez: Empowering Women and Girls Through Access to Water and Sanitation

    The engineer and environmental health researcher studies the intersections of gender, water, sanitation, and hygiene.

  • California Dreaming: Drought and Development

    California’s water crisis is further proof that environmental issues must be fully integrated into economic development plans and projects. Sustainability management requires that we factor these physical resources and constraints into our designs for new homes, businesses and institutions.

  • Reflections on Haiti

    Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to travel to Haiti to install a weather monitoring station, as well as conduct streamflow measurements and water quality assessments with Water Center employee Lior Asaf.  Traveling to Haiti gave me my first exposure to how water and climate issues are affecting poor and developing countries, as well…