Columbia Stands Behind Paris Agreement

The University confirmed its support for the Paris climate accord this summer, just four days after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the landmark agreement.

September 22, 2017

Columbia joined Barnard College and 181 other universities and colleges, 125 cities, nine states, and nearly a thousand businesses in signing an open letter titled “We Are Still In,” crafted by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. Its parties promise to keep taking action to meet America’s previously stated greenhouse-gas emission targets under the Paris Agreement.

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