State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Throught-Provoking Words from Dr. Robert Pollack

For the past year we have posted the observations of our students as they work with patients and physicians at the Terrance Cardinal Cooke Hospital, a palliative hospital for people who are facing death in the coming days, weeks or months.  These essays are powerful evidence for the importance of the CSSR’s working assumption that the most important problems anyone will face require the power of science and also the wisdom to act without calculation of self-interest…

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Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
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