State of the Planet

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  • The Intersection of Climate Science and Hope: A Personal Story

    The Intersection of Climate Science and Hope: A Personal Story

    A man from Mali explains why he spent his summer working with Columbia’s Center for International Earth Science Information Network.

  • 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.

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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

  • The Intersection of Climate Science and Hope: A Personal Story

    The Intersection of Climate Science and Hope: A Personal Story

    A man from Mali explains why he spent his summer working with Columbia’s Center for International Earth Science Information Network.

  • 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.