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Year in Review

July 24, 2020

Consilience is a cutting-edge sustainable development journal with global presence and scope, run by students at Columbia University. The Journal seeks to publish

Ecotourism and Indigenous Communities

May 22, 2020

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Members of the Maasai tribe dressed in traditional

Colonialism and the Pacific Diabetes Epidemic

May 22, 2020

 The average American might imagine the Pacific Islands to be filled with sunshine and blissful vacation spots, however there is an

Why We Need Climate Stoicism to Overcome Climate Despair

May 10, 2020

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The phenomenon of climate despair is on the rise.  Among the young,

How A Citizens’ Climate Assembly Can Make Columbia University A Leader in Climate Action

May 3, 2020

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Climate change activists block the road near the House of Parliament in

An Atomic Catch 22: Climate Change and the Decline of America's Nuclear Fleet

April 25, 2020

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The now shuttered nuclear power plant at Three Mile Island. Photo: Michele Sersch

Why We Strike

April 21, 2020

On September 20, 2019, armed with our handmade signs and bursting anticipation for the Global Climate Strike, Sunrise Columbia and our fellow students

Urban Farms: Growing Community Across the Five Boroughs

April 13, 2020

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On 134th Street, between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, an agricultural

Coronavirus and the Climate Crisis: How Global Pandemics May Increase Due to Climate Change

March 12, 2020

In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has dramatically upended modern life. Almost every sector of society has been transformed, with colleges moving online while thousands of

Water as a Weapon of War

March 8, 2020

Water is essential to all life. Without water, there is no survival. From driving nutrient absorption at the microcellular level to irrigating expansive