environment

Tue, Feb 25, 2014, 1:52am
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.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013, 3:40am
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.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 1:59am
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.
Mon, Apr 1, 2013, 1:57am
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.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013, 4:33am
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.
Sun, Mar 3, 2013, 6:48pm
All people have a right to fight to protect themselves from the threat of climate change.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012, 9:43pm
Today, Abigail Golden reported that the EcoReps composter, currently housed in the Ruggles basement, will slowly begin the process of opening up the composter to the wider Columbia community. Since April, it has been processing scraps from John Jay, and it will now begin collecting material from...
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 8:02pm
In today's paper, Chris Meyer reported that our cozy Upper West Side is actually one of the dirtiest neighborhoods in all of New York City's five boroughs. But luckily there is a city program to help building owners switch to greener heating oils, which could prevent all the excess pollution caused...
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 3:40am
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."
Wed, Feb 1, 2012, 9:40am
Grab an umbrella before you head out to class—there's a chance of rain this morning. The rest of the day will be windy and more or less sunny, with a high of 59 degrees.

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