State of the Planet

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  • Our Beautiful Planet: Photos from Columbia Climate School (2023 Edition)

    Our Beautiful Planet: Photos from Columbia Climate School (2023 Edition)

    On Earth Day and every day, Columbia Climate School is working to understand our planet and promote more sustainable ways of living and doing business.

  • Photo Essay: India, Water, Culture

    Photo Essay: India, Water, Culture

    Take a photographic journey from the crowded streets of Delhi, through the parched state of Rajasthan, and into the farmlands of north Gujarat to get a closer look at some of the many ways water affects the lives of millions of Indians every day.

  • New York City Water Summit (photos)

    About 150 people attended the first New York City Water Summit on April 9th, which was organized by Professors William Becker and Kartik Chandran of the Columbia University Dept. of Earth and Environmental Engineering. The morning sessions dealt with drinking water issues, while the afternoon sessions concentrated on wastewater treatment.  The event had a focus…

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

  • Our Beautiful Planet: Photos from Columbia Climate School (2023 Edition)

    Our Beautiful Planet: Photos from Columbia Climate School (2023 Edition)

    On Earth Day and every day, Columbia Climate School is working to understand our planet and promote more sustainable ways of living and doing business.

  • Photo Essay: India, Water, Culture

    Photo Essay: India, Water, Culture

    Take a photographic journey from the crowded streets of Delhi, through the parched state of Rajasthan, and into the farmlands of north Gujarat to get a closer look at some of the many ways water affects the lives of millions of Indians every day.

  • New York City Water Summit (photos)

    About 150 people attended the first New York City Water Summit on April 9th, which was organized by Professors William Becker and Kartik Chandran of the Columbia University Dept. of Earth and Environmental Engineering. The morning sessions dealt with drinking water issues, while the afternoon sessions concentrated on wastewater treatment.  The event had a focus…