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  • Framing the Climate Crisis as a Terrorism Issue Could Galvanize Action

    Framing the Climate Crisis as a Terrorism Issue Could Galvanize Action

    A student argues that underlining global warming’s threats to national security could increase the sense of urgency and free up funding to take action.

  • New Program Will Tackle Public Health Threats Around the Globe

    New Program Will Tackle Public Health Threats Around the Globe

    From pandemics to food crises and climate-related disasters, Columbia’s new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program will help prevent, detect, and respond to a wide range of problems.

  • An Admiral Assesses Climate Change

    An Admiral Assesses Climate Change

    Columbia University’s Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate hosted its biggest seminar to date. David Titley presented a talk entitled Climate Risk and National Security: People not Polar Bears. Titley, a retired U.S. rear admiral and now a professor of meteorology at Pennsylvania State University, brought humor to a serious topic and how it affects…

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Framing the Climate Crisis as a Terrorism Issue Could Galvanize Action

    Framing the Climate Crisis as a Terrorism Issue Could Galvanize Action

    A student argues that underlining global warming’s threats to national security could increase the sense of urgency and free up funding to take action.

  • New Program Will Tackle Public Health Threats Around the Globe

    New Program Will Tackle Public Health Threats Around the Globe

    From pandemics to food crises and climate-related disasters, Columbia’s new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program will help prevent, detect, and respond to a wide range of problems.

  • An Admiral Assesses Climate Change

    An Admiral Assesses Climate Change

    Columbia University’s Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate hosted its biggest seminar to date. David Titley presented a talk entitled Climate Risk and National Security: People not Polar Bears. Titley, a retired U.S. rear admiral and now a professor of meteorology at Pennsylvania State University, brought humor to a serious topic and how it affects…