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Meet Farida Razaqi of the Climate and Society Class of 2024

Born and raised in Afghanistan, she’s working at the intersection of climate change, gender, and security.

by |September 13, 2023
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Meet Tenzin Sherpa of the Climate and Society Class of 2024

A recipient of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Fellowship, Sherpa is interested in urban agriculture and the decolonization of global food systems.

by |September 6, 2023
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Columbia Climate School and HEC Paris Launch Double Degree Program

A new international educational partnership will prepare students to lead on climate issues in both public and private sectors.

by |September 5, 2023

Updates on the Climate School Student Government

A primer on what the Climate School student government is, and how to get involved.

by |August 31, 2023

Meet Jonelle Maltay From the Climate and Society Class of 2024

After working for years in finance and sustainability, a new student aims to expand her horizons.

by |August 30, 2023
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Meet Dasom Shi From the Climate and Society Class of 2024

An incoming student in the Climate and Society program, Shi will continue to pursue her passion for improving corporate impact and climate action.

by Kayley Beard |August 25, 2023

Alumni Profile: Working With Labor Unions to Create a More Sustainable Future

Avalon Hoek Spaans, an alumnus of the Columbia Climate School’s Climate and Society program, is channeling their personal experience and education to build a more just and sustainable world within the U.S. workforce.

by |August 17, 2023
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How Can Digital Payments Improve Climate Resilience and Disaster Response?

Panelists, including Columbia Climate School’s Lisa Dale, discussed the role that mobile payments can play in response to climate change at a United Nations side event.

by Kayley Beard |July 26, 2023
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Katie Tutrone: From Yesterday’s Weather to Today’s Climate Stories

Katie Tutrone uses her platform as a producer, climate educator, and reporter to inspire more people to pay closer attention to the weather.

by |July 25, 2023

Alumna Profile: Lauren Faber O’Connor

Lauren Faber O’Connor was recently awarded the 2023 GSAS Dean’s Award for Distinguished Achievement, which recognizes recipients for their profound impact on academia and on the world at large.

by |July 19, 2023