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Columbia Climate School’s Delegation at COP26

Who’s going to the climate summit in Glasgow, and what they’re doing there.

by |November 2, 2021

Climate Change May Have Huge Impacts on Staple Crops Within 10 Years, Says NASA

The study projects that wheat will do better in temperate regions, but corn production could plummet in warmer ones. Some crops may decline in nutritional value.

by |November 1, 2021

Columbia Climate School Co-Founding Deans and Scholars Host World-leading Experts and Decision-makers at COP26

This year, the Columbia Climate School will have a significant presence at COP26 as a key part of Columbia University’s commitment to bring its expertise and leadership to drive climate solutions.

by |October 31, 2021
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The Columbia Climate School’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Bias

As we build a new school, we have a unique opportunity to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive community. Here’s how we plan to do that.

by Alix Schroder |October 25, 2021
panelists in discussion about climate and food

What Does the Changing Climate Mean for Food Security?

Best-selling author and climate activist Bill McKibben recently joined Columbia Mailman professor Lew Ziska for a conversation about the threat of climate change on global food security.

by |October 21, 2021

Sustainable Development Seeks Teaching Assistants for Spring 2022

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is accepting applications for Spring 2022 teaching assistant positions.

by |October 19, 2021

Fall 2021 Internship Opportunity with the Center for Climate Systems Research

The intern will be using a Bayesian framework and Flee agent based model to simulate human migration due to conflict and food insecurity in East Africa.

by |October 12, 2021

Climate School Math Tutor Opportunity

The Climate and Society program is seeking a math tutor to provide additional support for students.

by |October 8, 2021

Now-Extinct Giant South American Sloth Likely Devoured Meat With Its Vegetables

Up to now, it has been thought that the two-ton Darwin’s ground sloth, which lived up to 10,000 years ago, was strictly vegetarian. Apparently not.

by |October 7, 2021

Recap of Climate Week NYC 2021 at Columbia

Climate Week NYC may be over, but you can watch recordings of most of the amazing events hosted across Columbia University and the Climate School here.

by |October 4, 2021