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  • Meet Steve Goldstein, Interim Director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

    Meet Steve Goldstein, Interim Director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

    Steve Goldstein, interim director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, talks about his long history with Columbia, and why the geosciences have such an important role to play in the climate crisis.

  • When It Rains, It Pours. Why?

    When It Rains, It Pours. Why?

    Atmospheric scientist Michela Biasutti investigates what drives rainfall on a wide variety of time scales, and how climate change may affect it. She is passing on the basics to students.

  • Sustainability Management Faculty Honored in 2018 Modernism in America Awards

    Sustainability Management Faculty Honored in 2018 Modernism in America Awards

    Architect and faculty member Lynnette Widder won a Docomomo Citation of Merit for her work in restoring a modernist house with an eye toward sustainability.

  • Kizzy Charles-Guzmán Named to City & State’s New York City 40 Under 40 List

    Kizzy Charles-Guzmán Named to City & State’s New York City 40 Under 40 List

    Charles-Guzmán explores the disproportionate effects of the changing climate on communities of color and poorer communities.

  • MS Professor Looks to Past for Future Drought Mitigation

    MS Professor Looks to Past for Future Drought Mitigation

    M.S. in Sustainability Management professor Ben Cook often tells his students that the past can provide critical lessons for how we manage sustainability challenges now and in the future. Thus, it is not surprising that Cook, whose research at the Earth Institute’s Lamont-Dougherty Earth Observatory focuses on drought, hydroclimate, and interactions between the land surface…

  • Faculty Profile: Rohit Aggarwala

    Faculty Profile: Rohit Aggarwala

    MPA in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA-ESP) faculty member Rohit “Rit” Aggarwala works on cities, transportation, and the environment, from the perspectives of formal public official, policy expert, and historian. In addition to his position at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Rit is the Special Advisor to the Chair of the C40…

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Meet Steve Goldstein, Interim Director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

    Meet Steve Goldstein, Interim Director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

    Steve Goldstein, interim director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, talks about his long history with Columbia, and why the geosciences have such an important role to play in the climate crisis.

  • When It Rains, It Pours. Why?

    When It Rains, It Pours. Why?

    Atmospheric scientist Michela Biasutti investigates what drives rainfall on a wide variety of time scales, and how climate change may affect it. She is passing on the basics to students.

  • Sustainability Management Faculty Honored in 2018 Modernism in America Awards

    Sustainability Management Faculty Honored in 2018 Modernism in America Awards

    Architect and faculty member Lynnette Widder won a Docomomo Citation of Merit for her work in restoring a modernist house with an eye toward sustainability.

  • Kizzy Charles-Guzmán Named to City & State’s New York City 40 Under 40 List

    Kizzy Charles-Guzmán Named to City & State’s New York City 40 Under 40 List

    Charles-Guzmán explores the disproportionate effects of the changing climate on communities of color and poorer communities.

  • MS Professor Looks to Past for Future Drought Mitigation

    MS Professor Looks to Past for Future Drought Mitigation

    M.S. in Sustainability Management professor Ben Cook often tells his students that the past can provide critical lessons for how we manage sustainability challenges now and in the future. Thus, it is not surprising that Cook, whose research at the Earth Institute’s Lamont-Dougherty Earth Observatory focuses on drought, hydroclimate, and interactions between the land surface…

  • Faculty Profile: Rohit Aggarwala

    Faculty Profile: Rohit Aggarwala

    MPA in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA-ESP) faculty member Rohit “Rit” Aggarwala works on cities, transportation, and the environment, from the perspectives of formal public official, policy expert, and historian. In addition to his position at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Rit is the Special Advisor to the Chair of the C40…