State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

climate and life

  • Announcing the 2017 Center for Climate and Life Senior Fellows

    Announcing the 2017 Center for Climate and Life Senior Fellows

    The Center has awarded nearly $1 million to four scientists whose research will improve understanding of how climate change impacts the essentials of human sustainability.

  • Coring Arctic Lakes to Study Vikings

    Coring Arctic Lakes to Study Vikings

    Billy D’Andrea, a Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory paleoclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, is investigating the relationship between environmental change and characteristics of early settlements in Norway’s Lofoten Islands.

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  • Announcing the 2017 Center for Climate and Life Senior Fellows

    Announcing the 2017 Center for Climate and Life Senior Fellows

    The Center has awarded nearly $1 million to four scientists whose research will improve understanding of how climate change impacts the essentials of human sustainability.

  • Coring Arctic Lakes to Study Vikings

    Coring Arctic Lakes to Study Vikings

    Billy D’Andrea, a Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory paleoclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, is investigating the relationship between environmental change and characteristics of early settlements in Norway’s Lofoten Islands.