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Deep Decarbonization Pathways

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Deep Decarbonization Pathways

The Climate Group, Initiative for Sustainable Energy (ISEP) at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy will host a presentation on long term deep decarbonization pathways during Climate Week NYC.

Concordia Annual Summit

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Concordia Annual Summit

Taking place on September 24-25, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt New York, the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit is set to be the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum alongside the United Nations General Assembly.

Stepping Up Climate Action

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Stepping Up Climate Action

Stepping Up Climate Action at Home: How Local Governments, the Private Sector, and Civil Society Can Help Countries Deliver NDCs and Enhance Ambition 2018–2020  

Politics, Arts, and Innovation

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Politics, Arts, and Innovation

The Climate Museum is creating the first U.S. center for cultural engagement with climate change, drawing us together around the social justice, public health, and urban design challenges and opportunities we face. 

A New Security Paradigm

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A New Security Paradigm

Thirty years after widespread recognition of man-made Climate change, we have yet to confront the urgency of the problem - or the full extent of the opportunities it affords.

Global climate modeling efforts have persistently underestimated the rate of change and it's consequences. So-called positive feedback loops have been omitted, misunderstood, or simply unpredictable with current data. 

Elements of Change

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Elements of Change

UNICEF and Comics Uniting Nations implemented the Climate Comic Contest that invited thousands of children and young people across the globe to develop a planet-protecting superhero. The winner of the contest brought her superhero 'Tre' to life in comic-book form called 'The Adventures of Brother Earth.'

NOW SHOWING: ALBATROSS

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NOW SHOWING: ALBATROSS

Build It Green is a Columbia University student organization aiming to expose students to problems related to the built environment and planning for better infrastructure. Our executive team is comprised of Sustainability Management students, a program jointly administered by the Earth Institute and School of Professional Studies. 

Edible Academy Tour

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Edible Academy Tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of The New York Botanical Garden’s newly opened Edible Academy, a three-acre educational facility designed and constructed to LEED Gold rating level for water and energy efficiency and stormwater management.

The World in 80 Trees

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The World in 80 Trees

Science-Humanities Seminar: Around the World in 80 Trees

Presented by NYBG’s Humanities Institute, a division within the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, this seminar explores the relationship between people and nature through Jonathan Drori’s new book, Around the World in 80 Trees, which offers beautifully illustrated stories that highlight the surprising role of trees in human life across the globe.

What’s the Hurry

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What’s the Hurry

WHAT'S THE HURRY - BENDING THE CARBON EMISSIONS CURVE

The window for reducing emissions by enough to keep in line with what governments around the world have pledged by signing the Paris Agreement is closing fast. In fact, 2020 is a crucial year not only because this is when emissions need to start dropping steeply if we are to get there. 2020 is also when a number of key political processes need to align to result in new, much stronger pledges to cut carbon emissions.