State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • Artists, Scientists Match up at ‘Speed Dating’ Event

    Artists, Scientists Match up at ‘Speed Dating’ Event

    During the dates, participants shared with one another work they had done on cell phones and tablets, and exchanged information, making plans to talk in the future. Daters everywhere were rapt in conversation, and you could see an occasional wild hand gesturing in excitement.

  • Artist/Scientist Speed Dating Event on Nov. 6

    Artist/Scientist Speed Dating Event on Nov. 6

    Have you ever wondered what can spark collaboration between artists and scientists? Witness as first “dates” unfold between two featured pairs of artists and scientists, and then have your turn at meeting potential collaborators of your opposite discipline.

  • A Different Climate Change Message, on Stage Nov. 2-3

    A Different Climate Change Message, on Stage Nov. 2-3

    The Superhero Clubhouse eco-theater group will be putting on a double-billed performance –Don’t Be Sad Flying Ace! and Field Trip: A Climate Cabaret- on November 2nd and 3rd at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, 344 East 14th Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves).

Banner featuring a collage of extreme heat images.

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

  • Artists, Scientists Match up at ‘Speed Dating’ Event

    Artists, Scientists Match up at ‘Speed Dating’ Event

    During the dates, participants shared with one another work they had done on cell phones and tablets, and exchanged information, making plans to talk in the future. Daters everywhere were rapt in conversation, and you could see an occasional wild hand gesturing in excitement.

  • Artist/Scientist Speed Dating Event on Nov. 6

    Artist/Scientist Speed Dating Event on Nov. 6

    Have you ever wondered what can spark collaboration between artists and scientists? Witness as first “dates” unfold between two featured pairs of artists and scientists, and then have your turn at meeting potential collaborators of your opposite discipline.

  • A Different Climate Change Message, on Stage Nov. 2-3

    A Different Climate Change Message, on Stage Nov. 2-3

    The Superhero Clubhouse eco-theater group will be putting on a double-billed performance –Don’t Be Sad Flying Ace! and Field Trip: A Climate Cabaret- on November 2nd and 3rd at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, 344 East 14th Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves).