State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • Create a Climate Game—and You Could Win $10,000

    Create a Climate Game—and You Could Win $10,000

    Through the Games for Change Climate Challenge, you can be a climate game-changer.

  • A Game of Strategy and Survival in the High Arctic

    A Game of Strategy and Survival in the High Arctic

    EcoChains: Arctic Crisis is a card game for ages 10 and up that challenges players to strategically manage the Arctic marine ecosystem as climate changes, while they learn about the potential impacts of future changes.

  • FutureCoast: A Voicemail Vision of Climate-to-Be

    FutureCoast: A Voicemail Vision of Climate-to-Be

    Melting glaciers, collapsing sea ice, water supplies under stress, increases in storm frequency, impacts on food supply — are we reading a synopsis of the IPCC report or messages from the future delivered through a software glitch? People around the world are posing this question.

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

  • Create a Climate Game—and You Could Win $10,000

    Create a Climate Game—and You Could Win $10,000

    Through the Games for Change Climate Challenge, you can be a climate game-changer.

  • A Game of Strategy and Survival in the High Arctic

    A Game of Strategy and Survival in the High Arctic

    EcoChains: Arctic Crisis is a card game for ages 10 and up that challenges players to strategically manage the Arctic marine ecosystem as climate changes, while they learn about the potential impacts of future changes.

  • FutureCoast: A Voicemail Vision of Climate-to-Be

    FutureCoast: A Voicemail Vision of Climate-to-Be

    Melting glaciers, collapsing sea ice, water supplies under stress, increases in storm frequency, impacts on food supply — are we reading a synopsis of the IPCC report or messages from the future delivered through a software glitch? People around the world are posing this question.