David Goldberg recently returned to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory after a visiting appointment at the University of Montpellier in France on a “Make Our Planet Great Again” award.
As director of Columbia’s newest research arm, the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center, Alan West leads a team developing batteries that can store solar and wind-powered energy.
Columbia World Projects issued its first report on the results of its inaugural forum convened to identify ways in which academia and practitioners might partner to address significant challenges facing humanity.
A documentary featuring scientists from Columbia University’s Earth Institute suggests next-generation reactors could be a safe and clean way to replace fossil fuels.
In the first evaluation of evaporation as a renewable energy source, Columbia researchers found that U.S. lakes and reservoirs could generate 325 gigawatts of power, nearly 70 percent of what the U.S. currently produces.