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The interactive graphic created by the Associated Press, based on a recent study out of Columbia, visualizes the threat of rising temperatures combined with soaring population growth.

Associated Press Offers Interactive ‘Primer’ on New Extreme Heat Data Set

The interactive graphic, based on a recent study out of Columbia, visualizes the threat of rising temperatures combined with soaring population growth.

by |November 19, 2021

How Close Are We to Climate Tipping Points?

Will overshooting 1.5°C of warming push us over climate tipping points, triggering irreversible and abrupt changes?

by |November 11, 2021

Why Did Glacial Cycles Intensify a Million Years Ago?

A new study suggests that a million years ago, glaciers began sticking more persistently to their beds, triggering cycles of longer ice ages.

by |November 8, 2021
Students invited to present

High School Students Learn From and Educate Communities About Hudson River Ecosystems

In the Next Generation of Hudson River Educators program, students learned what community members think about the Hudson and developed tools to share their own findings.

by |October 29, 2021

COP26: Resources for Journalists

Columbia will have a strong presence at the world climate summit, with live and online events, and experts from many fields attending or closely monitoring the proceedings.

by |October 27, 2021

Arctic Sea Ice May Make a Last Stand in This Remote Region. It May Lose the Battle.

Researchers have zeroed in on what they call the Last Ice Area, where the last year-round Arctic ice, and associated ecosystems may–or may not–survive in a warmer future.

by |October 12, 2021

Why the U.S. Northeast Coast Is a Global Warming Hot Spot

A sharp rise in temperatures on land is linked to unusual heating of the Atlantic Ocean, and changes in wind patterns that send that warmth westward.

by |September 23, 2021

Take Our 2021 Climate Week Quiz

Test your knowledge of the latest climate news.

by |September 20, 2021
aerial view of Columbia University campus

Columbia Pledges That All Future Campus Construction Will Be Fossil Free

As Climate Week NYC begins, the university explores creating a fully electrified campus. The Columbia Climate School is university partner of the weeklong showcase.

by |September 20, 2021

A New Center Will Study Ocean Chemical-Microbe Networks and Climate Change

Fast turnover of carbon between seawater and microbes is a fact, but how it works is largely a black hole. This projects aims to shed light.

by |September 9, 2021