When scientists talk about climate change, they usually mean significant changes in the measures of climate over several decades or longer. Climate variability generally refers to seasonal changes over a year or so.
The role of technology in the Arab Spring and the Boston bombings, repression in North Korea, and privacy in the Internet age were just some of the topics Eric Schmidt, executive chairman and former CEO of Google, and Jared Cohen, director of Google’s in-house think tank, Google Ideas, dis
When Barbara Becker’s strategic communications class decided to help Afghan women and children afflicted with a disfiguring disease, they focused their campaign on another group in the community—the men.
With the primary goal of building capacity to recruit and fund scholars and students dedicated to social and civic engagement in Brazil, the Lemann Foundation has signed a multimillion dollar agreement with Columbia University for the benefit of several related initiatives.
David Sandalow (above left), an assistant secretary in the Department of Energy, will study a range of issues including U.S.-China energy relations, advanced vehicle technology policy, and clean energy finance.
As part of its commitment to pursuing research on the rapidly changing energy landscape and offering real-world solutions to our most pressing energy challenges, the new Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) announ