State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

psychology of decision-making

  • Weber, Plank Elected to American Academy of Arts and Science

    Weber, Plank Elected to American Academy of Arts and Science

    Elke Weber, who studies how people make decisions and how they think about climate change, and Terry Plank, who probes deep into the Earth’s interior to study magma and how volcanoes erupt, are among the members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science this year.

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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

  • Weber, Plank Elected to American Academy of Arts and Science

    Weber, Plank Elected to American Academy of Arts and Science

    Elke Weber, who studies how people make decisions and how they think about climate change, and Terry Plank, who probes deep into the Earth’s interior to study magma and how volcanoes erupt, are among the members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science this year.