State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • Double Trouble: The Importance of Thinking About Compound Risk

    Double Trouble: The Importance of Thinking About Compound Risk

    Compound risk — when multiple risks occur simultaneously, or one after another — was the topic of a recent discussion as part of the Resilience Media Project, a part of the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at the Earth Institute.

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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

  • Double Trouble: The Importance of Thinking About Compound Risk

    Double Trouble: The Importance of Thinking About Compound Risk

    Compound risk — when multiple risks occur simultaneously, or one after another — was the topic of a recent discussion as part of the Resilience Media Project, a part of the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at the Earth Institute.