State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • Your Nose Knows Evolution – Do You?

    Your Nose Knows Evolution – Do You?

    Olfaction is one of the least understood senses but has played a vital role in the evolution of vertebrates. Basic survival behaviors such as foraging, communicating, recalling memory, and reproduction are often dependent on a protruding-facial structure that we too often ignore.

  • Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates

    Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates

    CERC is now accepting applications for the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates.

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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

  • Your Nose Knows Evolution – Do You?

    Your Nose Knows Evolution – Do You?

    Olfaction is one of the least understood senses but has played a vital role in the evolution of vertebrates. Basic survival behaviors such as foraging, communicating, recalling memory, and reproduction are often dependent on a protruding-facial structure that we too often ignore.

  • Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates

    Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates

    CERC is now accepting applications for the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates.