Columbia Climate School Archives - State of the Planet

Columbia Climate School Celebrates Its First Class Day

The inaugural class of Climate School students have finished their courses and donned their light blue caps and robes for the ceremony.

by |May 13, 2022

Peggy Shepard to Speak at Columbia Climate School Graduation

Environmental justice advocate Peggy Shepard will deliver the keynote address at Columbia Climate School’s inaugural Class Day ceremony on May 13.

by |April 15, 2022

Climate Action Collective to Bring New Global Voices into Columbia’s Climate Response

Columbia Climate School is a partner in the Climate Action Collective, a global network of stakeholders who will work together to identify key climate challenges that Columbia can help tackle through its teaching, research and global programming.

by |March 7, 2022

Columbia Climate School Partners Among Finalists for Developing Climate Solutions Center in New York Harbor

The cen­ter will pre­pare com­mu­ni­ties around the world for the impacts of cli­mate change; cre­ate good-pay­ing green jobs across the city; and fos­ter pub­lic aware­ness, dia­logue, and action.

by |December 23, 2021
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Spring 2022 Internship Opportunities

The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students with opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers.

by David Morales-Miranda |December 20, 2021
Three of the Columbia Climate School’s co-founding deans — Alex Halliday, Ruth DeFries, and Jason Bordoff — pose for a photo with former president Barack Obama.

Photos: Columbia Climate School at COP26

By hosting and participating in a number of special events, scholars from the Columbia Climate School helped to shape the conversation at the UN climate summit. Here are a few highlights.

by |November 16, 2021

Spring 2022 TA Positions with Climate and Society

The Climate and Society program is accepting applications for Spring 2022 teaching assistant positions. Applicants must be currently enrolled, full-time Columbia University graduate students.

by |November 12, 2021
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Enhancing DEIA Within Our Education Programs

The Earth Institute and the Climate School are undertaking important and critical work on diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-bias across our education programs — from the undergraduate level to the PhD level.

by Alix Schroder |November 8, 2021

Columbia Climate School’s Delegation at COP26

Who’s going to the climate summit in Glasgow, and what they’re doing there.

by |November 2, 2021
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The Columbia Climate School’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Bias

As we build a new school, we have a unique opportunity to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive community. Here’s how we plan to do that.

by Alix Schroder |October 25, 2021