State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • The Private Sector Push for Environmental Sustainability

    The Private Sector Push for Environmental Sustainability

    Building the organizational capacity to measure, analyze, and report a company’s environmental impact is necessary but not sufficient to reduce that impact. The next step is to build the capacity to reduce impact through changes in work processes and/or technologies.

  • Chris Dedo: Arming Employees to Spur Climate Policy and Action

    Chris Dedo: Arming Employees to Spur Climate Policy and Action

    A soon-to-be graduate of the Columbia Climate School, Dedo will spend the summer creating playbooks for employees to convince their companies to advocate for climate policy.

  • Climate Services: A Private-Sector Perspective

    Climate Services: A Private-Sector Perspective

    For the private sector, climate services need to be framed in terms of business risks and drivers, says Jean-Cristophe Amado, Risk Manager at Acclimatise North America.

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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

  • The Private Sector Push for Environmental Sustainability

    The Private Sector Push for Environmental Sustainability

    Building the organizational capacity to measure, analyze, and report a company’s environmental impact is necessary but not sufficient to reduce that impact. The next step is to build the capacity to reduce impact through changes in work processes and/or technologies.

  • Chris Dedo: Arming Employees to Spur Climate Policy and Action

    Chris Dedo: Arming Employees to Spur Climate Policy and Action

    A soon-to-be graduate of the Columbia Climate School, Dedo will spend the summer creating playbooks for employees to convince their companies to advocate for climate policy.

  • Climate Services: A Private-Sector Perspective

    Climate Services: A Private-Sector Perspective

    For the private sector, climate services need to be framed in terms of business risks and drivers, says Jean-Cristophe Amado, Risk Manager at Acclimatise North America.