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Intern With the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development This Spring

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 7.

by |January 24, 2023
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Resilient Coastal Communities and Climate Adaptation: Lessons from New York for New Zealand

A Fulbright scholar from the South Pacific shares the lessons she will bring home after a research fellowship with the Climate School’s Resilient Coastal Communities Project.

by Aya Morris |January 20, 2023

Funding Opportunities for Student Travel in Spring 2023

Travel grant funding is meant to support students’ continued learning, by helping to facilitate fieldwork in the areas of climate change, sustainable development and the environment.

by Yana Zeltser |January 19, 2023

Spring 2023 Student Research Opportunities

The Climate School is offering three new research assistant opportunities during the Spring 2023 semester.

by Yana Zeltser |January 11, 2023
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Columbia Climate School in the Green Mountains: Summer 2022 Students Share Their Experiences

Learn firsthand about our pre-college summer programs from past participants.

by Laurel Zaima-Sheehy and Christina Deodatis |January 4, 2023

The Role of Universities in the Transition to Environmental Sustainability

Preserving the planet is as self-justifying as preserving any other valuable and beautiful creation. It is the job of universities to develop and teach environmental ethics and ensure it permeates education from preschool to graduate school.

by |December 27, 2022
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Alumni Join Forces to Protect Wildlife at Major Conference in Panama

Three Environmental Science and Policy alumni worked to protect wild fauna and flora threatened by the international trade at a major wildlife conference in November.

by |December 23, 2022

Spring 2023 Internships at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Remote positions are available. Applications will be accepted until January 15.

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Education Isn’t Considered a Key Tool for Reducing Climate Risks, but It Should Be

If we don’t prepare our communities and youth to understand the climate risks we are facing today, then simply put, there is no tomorrow for us.

by Radhika Iyengar |December 21, 2022