State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Millennium Promise

  • Celebrating Young Women’s Economic Empowerment for International Women’s Day 2018

    Celebrating Young Women’s Economic Empowerment for International Women’s Day 2018

    Women today are completing higher levels of education and taking on more leadership roles, yet many barriers to economic empowerment still persist.

  • Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Locally based community health workers, who bring vital primary health care to underserved populations across sub-Saharan Africa, will join the battle against the deadly Ebola virus through a partnership between the government of Guinea and The Earth Institute.

  • Widening the World for Students

    Widening the World for Students

    The following is a guest blog, authored by David Homa, an anthropology and economics teacher at Los Gatos High School in California, one of MCI’s School2School partners. As the world shrinks through the use of technology, it is possible to widen the world to students all over the world. During the past week, I have…

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

  • Celebrating Young Women’s Economic Empowerment for International Women’s Day 2018

    Celebrating Young Women’s Economic Empowerment for International Women’s Day 2018

    Women today are completing higher levels of education and taking on more leadership roles, yet many barriers to economic empowerment still persist.

  • Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Locally based community health workers, who bring vital primary health care to underserved populations across sub-Saharan Africa, will join the battle against the deadly Ebola virus through a partnership between the government of Guinea and The Earth Institute.

  • Widening the World for Students

    Widening the World for Students

    The following is a guest blog, authored by David Homa, an anthropology and economics teacher at Los Gatos High School in California, one of MCI’s School2School partners. As the world shrinks through the use of technology, it is possible to widen the world to students all over the world. During the past week, I have…