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Kiribati

  • Optimism, But Also a Hard Bottom Line for Island States

    Optimism, But Also a Hard Bottom Line for Island States

    “Reaching an agreement would firstly mean an increase in awareness for the particular situation faced by small island developing states. States such as Kiribati are on the front line of climate change since they are already experiencing its effects, and an agreement would enhance recognition of [their] vulnerability.”

  • From Waterloo to Paris: Students Serve as Delegates for Kiribati

    From Waterloo to Paris: Students Serve as Delegates for Kiribati

    Students from 28 masters in development practice programs, including the Earth Institute’s Masters in Public Administration-Development Practice at Columbia, are participating in various ways at the climate talks in Paris.

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

  • Optimism, But Also a Hard Bottom Line for Island States

    Optimism, But Also a Hard Bottom Line for Island States

    “Reaching an agreement would firstly mean an increase in awareness for the particular situation faced by small island developing states. States such as Kiribati are on the front line of climate change since they are already experiencing its effects, and an agreement would enhance recognition of [their] vulnerability.”

  • From Waterloo to Paris: Students Serve as Delegates for Kiribati

    From Waterloo to Paris: Students Serve as Delegates for Kiribati

    Students from 28 masters in development practice programs, including the Earth Institute’s Masters in Public Administration-Development Practice at Columbia, are participating in various ways at the climate talks in Paris.