education Archives - State of the Planet

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Five Tips for Taking Climate Action in Your Community

Environmental justice lawyer Christine Appah-Gyamfi offers tips for getting involved in climate advocacy this Earth Day.

by |April 18, 2023

Exploring the Sundarbans and Back to Dhaka

Our group of 24 Americans and Bangladeshis continued to explore the Sundarbans mangrove forest, rice farming in embanked low-lying islands, and heritage sites of Bangladesh.

by |March 22, 2023

Across the Ganges to Southwest Bangladesh and the Sundarbans

Our group of 23 American and Bangladeshi students and professors traveled from the Jamuna River to the Ganges and Gorai Rivers, and then down to an island on the edge of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.

by |March 18, 2023

Science Scramble

Unscramble the scientific term before time expires!

Columbia Climate School Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2023

The application deadline is October 31.

by |September 7, 2022

Sylhet City, Geology, and Packing Up

We finished our electromagnetic survey and mini-field school in northern Sylhet, Bangladesh, with lectures and field trips to see the geology by car and boat.

by |May 27, 2022

Start of the Mini-Field School

We were joined in our electromagnetic investigation of the subsurface and earthquake hazard by a group of US and Bangladeshi students and professors for a mini-Field School.

by |May 20, 2022

Tea Gardens to the Rescue

We switched to deploying our equipment for imaging faults and the structure beneath the surface to tea gardens to get away from power lines and buried the cables to protect them from gnawing foxes.

by |May 12, 2022

The Canary in the Coal Mine: Frank Granshaw on Glaciers and Geoscience Education

Frank Granshaw discusses changes in geoscience, education, and glaciers throughout his career as a glacial geologist and climate science educator.

by |March 23, 2022

Course Spotlight: Political Context of Environmental Management and Environmental Advocacy

Sara Tjossemā€™s policy courses transform students’ environmental passions into actions.

by Taylor Goto |August 18, 2021