State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • The Necessity of In-Person Education

    The Necessity of In-Person Education

    We have the tools to reduce the risk of viral transmission, and if we use those tools, we should be able to resume normal schooling.

  • Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Like everyone else, I am eager for the vaccine to be distributed and for the infection rate to go down so we can all exhale and return to the real world. A world I know I will never again take for granted.

  • Back to School During a Pandemic

    Back to School During a Pandemic

    Being in a classroom, even with a mask and with nearly half of my students online, provides a semblance of normalcy and I am grateful for the opportunity.

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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 Necessity of In-Person Education

    The Necessity of In-Person Education

    We have the tools to reduce the risk of viral transmission, and if we use those tools, we should be able to resume normal schooling.

  • Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Like everyone else, I am eager for the vaccine to be distributed and for the infection rate to go down so we can all exhale and return to the real world. A world I know I will never again take for granted.

  • Back to School During a Pandemic

    Back to School During a Pandemic

    Being in a classroom, even with a mask and with nearly half of my students online, provides a semblance of normalcy and I am grateful for the opportunity.