State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • Behind the Science: Our Distinguished Staff

    Behind the Science: Our Distinguished Staff

    Get to know the 2016 and 2015 winners of the Earth Institute’s Distinguished Staff Award, and consider nominating a colleague for 2017.

  • Earth Institute Faculty Now Accepting Nominations for New Members

    Earth Institute Faculty Now Accepting Nominations for New Members

    Faculty who join this vibrant community as associate-level members will help guide the Institute’s intellectual agenda, while maintaining its overall academic integrity.

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply to an internship today

    DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply to an internship today

    The Earth Institute has extended the internship application deadline for positions in a variety of administration, communications and research roles. Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students are eligible to apply for the opportunity to work on a sustainability-focused project.

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply today to be a research assistant

    DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply today to be a research assistant

    The Earth Institute has extended the application deadline for applications to undergraduate research assistant positions for the fall 2017 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment with distinguished faculty and researchers at the cutting edge of this burgeoning…

  • Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research

    Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research

    Applications for the Fall 2017 Global Fellows and Travel Grant Programs are now open! Apply today for funding for your sustainability research.

  • Fall 2017 Earth Institute Research Assistant Opportunities

    Fall 2017 Earth Institute Research Assistant Opportunities

    The Earth Institute, Columbia University, is offering undergraduate students with research assistant opportunities during the fall 2017 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment with distinguished faculty and researchers at the cutting edge of this burgeoning field.

  • Fall 2017 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

    Fall 2017 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

    The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students with opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers in a variety of administration, communications and research roles. Interns work on a variety of sustainability-focused projects across The Earth Institute. These projects provide interns with hands-on workplace experience, allowing them to grow professionally while…

  • Earth Institute Photography Exhibit Opens at Low Memorial Library

    Earth Institute Photography Exhibit Opens at Low Memorial Library

    A new photography exhibit in the Rotunda at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library highlights the variety and global reach of the Earth Institute’s mission

  • Earth Institute Spring 2017 Internships

    This spring, The Earth Institute is offering students opportunities to work as interns within various departments and research centers at the institute. All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply.

Banner featuring a collage of extreme heat images.

Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Behind the Science: Our Distinguished Staff

    Behind the Science: Our Distinguished Staff

    Get to know the 2016 and 2015 winners of the Earth Institute’s Distinguished Staff Award, and consider nominating a colleague for 2017.

  • Earth Institute Faculty Now Accepting Nominations for New Members

    Earth Institute Faculty Now Accepting Nominations for New Members

    Faculty who join this vibrant community as associate-level members will help guide the Institute’s intellectual agenda, while maintaining its overall academic integrity.

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply to an internship today

    DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply to an internship today

    The Earth Institute has extended the internship application deadline for positions in a variety of administration, communications and research roles. Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students are eligible to apply for the opportunity to work on a sustainability-focused project.

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply today to be a research assistant

    DEADLINE EXTENDED–Apply today to be a research assistant

    The Earth Institute has extended the application deadline for applications to undergraduate research assistant positions for the fall 2017 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment with distinguished faculty and researchers at the cutting edge of this burgeoning…

  • Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research

    Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research

    Applications for the Fall 2017 Global Fellows and Travel Grant Programs are now open! Apply today for funding for your sustainability research.

  • Fall 2017 Earth Institute Research Assistant Opportunities

    Fall 2017 Earth Institute Research Assistant Opportunities

    The Earth Institute, Columbia University, is offering undergraduate students with research assistant opportunities during the fall 2017 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment with distinguished faculty and researchers at the cutting edge of this burgeoning field.

  • Fall 2017 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

    Fall 2017 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

    The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students with opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers in a variety of administration, communications and research roles. Interns work on a variety of sustainability-focused projects across The Earth Institute. These projects provide interns with hands-on workplace experience, allowing them to grow professionally while…

  • Earth Institute Photography Exhibit Opens at Low Memorial Library

    Earth Institute Photography Exhibit Opens at Low Memorial Library

    A new photography exhibit in the Rotunda at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library highlights the variety and global reach of the Earth Institute’s mission

  • Earth Institute Spring 2017 Internships

    This spring, The Earth Institute is offering students opportunities to work as interns within various departments and research centers at the institute. All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply.