Launched in partnership with the Columbia Climate School, the new major is aimed at students who want to understand the past, present, and future climate system, and learn strategies for solving the climate crisis.
Columbia Climate School, Author at State of the Planet
A collective of researchers, artists, and storytellers is approaching the climate crisis with imagination and creativity. All are welcome.
Tharp co-published the first world map of the ocean floors and helped prove the theory of continental drift.
Dust from the land that gets blown into the ocean appears to influence natural climate swings. A new study looks into where much of that dust came from in the past 260,000 years.
Learn more about how Columbia Climate School has been advancing the conversation at the world’s most important climate change summit.
Switching to cleaner cookstoves can save lives, cut carbon emissions, and promote gender equality. At COP27, world leaders should take steps to ensure universal clean cooking access by 2030.
Climate School Co-Hosts COP27 Dialogue on Accelerating Climate Breakthroughs in Small Island Nations
Leaders from all over the world shared stories of climate action and developed plans to advance action and resilience. This conversation is just the beginning.
The data reveal that only a tiny fraction of buildings have green roofs, and most are in wealthy areas.
A number of representatives from the Columbia Climate School will be attending the global climate summit in Egypt. Here’s what they’ll be up to, and what they hope to achieve.
Some of the Most Drastic Risks From Climate Change Are Routinely Excluded From Economic Models, Says Study
Economic models are missing huge future risks from climate change, in part because no one knows how to quantify them, says a new study.