How to ‘Read Minds’ to Get Ahead in Business
CBS Professor Daniel Ames describes how cultivating ‘mind reading’ — or social inference — skills can help people succeed in business and beyond.
Climate and Clean Energy Policy in the Post-inflation Reduction Act World
At the inaugural event for the new Climate Change and New American Economy Series, Brian Deese, MIT innovation fellow and former director of the National Economic Action Council at the White House, discusses climate action and economic opportunity.
The Future of ESG: Overhauling Our Approach to Saving the World
Our approach so far to ESG is ‘fundamentally flawed,’ argues veteran investor Terrence Keeley in a conversation with CBS Professor Shivaram Rajgopal.
Turning Trash into Treasure: A CBS Alum Champions the Circular Economy, Sustainable Entrepreneurship
With investments in dozens of companies worldwide, Ron Gonen '04 closes the loop on sustainable economic practices.
What the Climate Fight Is Really About
Floods, droughts, wildfires, and other deadly phenomena are what make climate change so costly. Now that a future of higher average global temperatures is inevitable, managing the problem well requires that we cut off the tail end of the extreme-weather distribution.
There’s Only One Way to Fix New York’s Traffic Gridlock
Despite skepticism and concerns, congestion pricing is likely the most effective solution to address persistent traffic congestion in the city argue Charles Komanoff and Gernot Wagner.
How I Greened My Prewar Apartment (It Wasn’t Easy)
Here's what happened when CBS Climate Economist Gernot Wagner overhauled his leaky, 200-year-old New York City co-op.
Using Betting Markets to Transform Climate Attitudes and Behaviors
A new study by Columbia Business School Professor Sandra C. Matz, Academic Director in Executive Education Moran Cerf, and Northwestern University Professor Malcolm A. MacIver, tests the effectiveness of climate prediction markets in boosting support, concern, and knowledge around climate action.
How to Think about Climate-Tech Solutions
To think that technology will save us from climate change is to invite riskier behavior, or moral hazard. Whether a climate solution creates new problems has little to do with the solution, and everything to do with us.