State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

environmental conservation

  • Alumni Spotlight: Becoming the Bridge Between Environmental Science and Policy

    Alumni Spotlight: Becoming the Bridge Between Environmental Science and Policy

    MPA-ESP graduate Patrick Iler reflects on his time in the program and how it helped him hone a career path in conservation and sustainable development.

  • The Truly Serious Side of Roadkill

    The Truly Serious Side of Roadkill

    A new film how India’s fast-expanding road networks is fragmenting the few remaining refuges of many endangered creatures. The results are hard to watch.

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Quiet Green Revolution

    In many respects, Cuomo’s approach to sustainability mirrors the approach taken by Mike Bloomberg when he was New York City’s mayor. Sustainability is viewed as a tool of economic development and environmental goals are integrated into the goals of economic development.

  • A Life Well Mapped

    A Life Well Mapped

    Mark Becker believed in the power of geospatial data and analysis to motivate our stewardship of the environment and guide development of sustainable approaches that balance human and environmental needs.

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

  • Alumni Spotlight: Becoming the Bridge Between Environmental Science and Policy

    Alumni Spotlight: Becoming the Bridge Between Environmental Science and Policy

    MPA-ESP graduate Patrick Iler reflects on his time in the program and how it helped him hone a career path in conservation and sustainable development.

  • The Truly Serious Side of Roadkill

    The Truly Serious Side of Roadkill

    A new film how India’s fast-expanding road networks is fragmenting the few remaining refuges of many endangered creatures. The results are hard to watch.

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Quiet Green Revolution

    In many respects, Cuomo’s approach to sustainability mirrors the approach taken by Mike Bloomberg when he was New York City’s mayor. Sustainability is viewed as a tool of economic development and environmental goals are integrated into the goals of economic development.

  • A Life Well Mapped

    A Life Well Mapped

    Mark Becker believed in the power of geospatial data and analysis to motivate our stewardship of the environment and guide development of sustainable approaches that balance human and environmental needs.