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Meet Dasom Shi From the Climate and Society Class of 2024

An incoming student in the Climate and Society program, Shi will continue to pursue her passion for improving corporate impact and climate action.

by Kayley Beard |August 25, 2023
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A Summer of Science Saturdays: Casting a Wide Net at Lamont

Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory’s community education program draws in students of all ages to learn about the Hudson River.

by |August 23, 2023
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Understanding the SEC’s Proposed Climate Rules: Part 3

With the new guidelines, many companies will be challenged to quantify how their businesses will be impacted by climate change. Professor Satyajit Bose shares how his course will help sustainability professionals analyze and manage climate risks.

by Laura Millar |August 22, 2023

Alumni Profile: Working With Labor Unions to Create a More Sustainable Future

Avalon Hoek Spaans, an alumnus of the Columbia Climate School’s Climate and Society program, is channeling their personal experience and education to build a more just and sustainable world within the U.S. workforce.

by |August 17, 2023
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Understanding the SEC’s Proposed Climate Rules: Part 2

Adjunct professor Taylor Pullins explains how his new course will help sustainability professionals navigate the complexities of this landmark regulatory change.

by Laura Millar |August 15, 2023
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Understanding the SEC’s Proposed Climate Rules: Part 1

Adjunct professor Carolyn Kim Allwin shares why she thinks the new rules would be transformational for sustainable investing, and how her course will help sustainability professionals navigate these new guidelines.

by Laura Millar |August 8, 2023
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Gowanus Canal Visit Offers an Educational Opportunity to Environmental Science and Policy Students

Summer term students took a field trip to learn about the complex environmental, community, and legislative issues at play in this historic Brooklyn neighborhood.

by Carrie Fernandes, Sylvia Gan, and Tal Henig-Hadar |August 4, 2023
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Katie Tutrone: From Yesterday’s Weather to Today’s Climate Stories

Katie Tutrone uses her platform as a producer, climate educator, and reporter to inspire more people to pay closer attention to the weather.

by |July 25, 2023

Alumna Profile: Lauren Faber O’Connor

Lauren Faber O’Connor was recently awarded the 2023 GSAS Dean’s Award for Distinguished Achievement, which recognizes recipients for their profound impact on academia and on the world at large.

by |July 19, 2023

Student Spotlight, Part 4: Sustainable Development Award Winners Reflect on Their College Careers

Four graduating seniors recently named to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society share their post-graduation plans, their understanding of sustainability, and their advice to current students.

by |July 12, 2023