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

April 25, 2020


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


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

Climigration: A Tit-For-Tat Between the Government and the Private Sector

February 20, 2020

Can you assign a price tag on the cost of climate change induced migration? California is betting so. On October 17th

Parks and the Battle for the Public Realm

February 12, 2020

Along 72nd to 158th Street on the Upper West Side, there’s an easy exit from

ISIS and the Climate Crisis: Galvanizing Political Momentum for Climate Action

February 4, 2020

When people hear the words, “global warming,” they typically don't think of terrorism. If they did, politicians would be far more likely to

Gentrification vs. Sustainable Neighborhood Development in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

December 20, 2019

May 2020 will see Memorial Day, three primary elections, and graduation at Columbia University. Newly-graduated Columbia students will flock out of their dorm rooms and

Amid a Growing Solar Industry, Fears of an Investment Bubble Loom

December 11, 2019

In 2017, global investment in solar energy was estimated to be a massive 161 billion dollars, an 18% increase from 2016 levels. These