State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Bahamas

  • Q&A With Lauren Ritchie on Intersectionality in the Climate Movement

    Q&A With Lauren Ritchie on Intersectionality in the Climate Movement

    The undergraduate student/blogger/activist shares her thoughts on the changing role of social justice within the climate movement.

  • Sediment Cores from Exuma’s Shores

    Sediment Cores from Exuma’s Shores

    Because we know little about hurricane behavior during periods when Earth was warmer or colder than at present, it’s challenging to construct models to predict future trends in hurricane activity as Earth’s climate changes. To remedy this problem, researchers have been working to reconstruct records of hurricane strikes in the past.

  • Hurricane Histories and Carbon Mysteries

    Hurricane Histories and Carbon Mysteries

    The Bahamas might be a vacation destination for most people. But for us, they represent an excellent site to study several different questions about past, present and future climates.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Q&A With Lauren Ritchie on Intersectionality in the Climate Movement

    Q&A With Lauren Ritchie on Intersectionality in the Climate Movement

    The undergraduate student/blogger/activist shares her thoughts on the changing role of social justice within the climate movement.

  • Sediment Cores from Exuma’s Shores

    Sediment Cores from Exuma’s Shores

    Because we know little about hurricane behavior during periods when Earth was warmer or colder than at present, it’s challenging to construct models to predict future trends in hurricane activity as Earth’s climate changes. To remedy this problem, researchers have been working to reconstruct records of hurricane strikes in the past.

  • Hurricane Histories and Carbon Mysteries

    Hurricane Histories and Carbon Mysteries

    The Bahamas might be a vacation destination for most people. But for us, they represent an excellent site to study several different questions about past, present and future climates.