The students will participate in the XL DISSENT event, organized by students from 49 colleges and universities, on March 2 to call upon President Barack Obama, CC ’83, to reject the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Members of the Office of Environmental Stewardship and students from dozens of campus sustainability groups shared the projects they were working on Thursday night at the Earth Institute Student Advisory Council’s inaugural Environmental Summit.
In this oped, City Council member Melissa Mark-Viverito and City Council nominee Mark Levine argue that locals are right to be concerned about the potential impacts on air quality if construction were to begin on Jewish Home Lifecare.
Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute, said that scientists need to find solutions to the issue of humanity’s dependence on groundwater, as well as the disasters caused by the increasing prevalence of droughts and floods.
Organizations are encouraged to be able to match the size of any grant they receive, which can range from $5,000 to $25,000, and demonstrate that the project will eventually become self-sustaining and involve members of the West Harlem community.
All people have a right to fight to protect themselves from the threat of climate change.
A city program is helping building owners switch to greener oils, which could prove particularly useful on the Upper West Side, a neighborhood one city official called "one of the dirtiest in the boroughs."
Despite the best of intentions, I must profess that I think our generation, and perhaps our progeny even more, has been betrayed by a concept of wilderness that set us up for disappointment.
As part of Greenspiration—a student-led ten-day series of environmentally-focused events—a panel of religious experts discussed the relationship between religion and going green.
Environmental clubs aren’t the only ones thinking green.
Apr 23, 6:17pm
Today, Ferris baked a sexual violence cake. No but actually though, they baked a rose-dappled cake claiming “Sexual Violence Prevention.” The cake was all over twitter, with retweets including: @anna_bahr... Read More
Apr 23, 2:07pm
Flowers are blooming, so that can only mean one thing: Spring is officially in the air. During one of New York’s most fashionable seasons, Columbia students are getting ready to... Read More
Apr 23, 9:34am
Good morning, Columbia! As we engage in pre-finals craze, Spectrum would like to remind you to go to sleep, y’know, eventually. Just enough so that it makes sense for us... Read More
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