State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Dorothy Marie Peteet

  • Science for the Planet: Why Marshes Must Be Preserved

    Science for the Planet: Why Marshes Must Be Preserved

    While collecting sediment cores from a New York City coastal marsh, botanist and climatologist Dorothy Peteet explains how such ecosystems store massive amounts of carbon, but are under threat from sea-level rise.

Columbia campus skyline with text Columbia Climate School Class Day 2024 - Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our Columbia Climate School MA in Climate & Society Class of 2024! Learn about our May 10 Class Day celebration. #ColumbiaClimate2024

  • Science for the Planet: Why Marshes Must Be Preserved

    Science for the Planet: Why Marshes Must Be Preserved

    While collecting sediment cores from a New York City coastal marsh, botanist and climatologist Dorothy Peteet explains how such ecosystems store massive amounts of carbon, but are under threat from sea-level rise.