State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • Why We Need Green Hydrogen

    Why We Need Green Hydrogen

    Hydrogen produced with renewable energy can provide clean power in the industries that are hardest to wean off of fossil fuels.

  • For Climate Change, Carbon Pricing is No Silver Bullet

    For Climate Change, Carbon Pricing is No Silver Bullet

    Many economists and policy experts believe carbon pricing is the most effective way to deal with global warming. But others argue that carbon pricing is not a silver bullet for dealing with climate change. Here’s why.

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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

  • Why We Need Green Hydrogen

    Why We Need Green Hydrogen

    Hydrogen produced with renewable energy can provide clean power in the industries that are hardest to wean off of fossil fuels.

  • For Climate Change, Carbon Pricing is No Silver Bullet

    For Climate Change, Carbon Pricing is No Silver Bullet

    Many economists and policy experts believe carbon pricing is the most effective way to deal with global warming. But others argue that carbon pricing is not a silver bullet for dealing with climate change. Here’s why.