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  • Health Risks From Famine Likely to Persist

    Health Risks From Famine Likely to Persist

    Video Short: IRI’s Madeleine Thomson discusses the short- and long-term health risks of the East Africa famine

  • Hybrid Climate Data for East Africa

    Hybrid Climate Data for East Africa

    In our latest video interview, climate scientist Tufa Dinku talks about his work on combining weather station data with satellite information to generate high-resolution data sets. These data could be used for making more accurate forecasts and can feed into other climate risk management activities, such as early-warning systems. With funding from Google.org, Dinku and…

  • Remote Sensing Critical for Monitoring Drought

    Remote Sensing Critical for Monitoring Drought

    Remote sensing scientist Pietro Ceccato talks about how satellite information is being used to monitor conditions in East Africa.

Columbia campus skyline with text Columbia Climate School Class Day 2024 - Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our Columbia Climate School MA in Climate & Society Class of 2024! Learn about our May 10 Class Day celebration. #ColumbiaClimate2024

  • Health Risks From Famine Likely to Persist

    Health Risks From Famine Likely to Persist

    Video Short: IRI’s Madeleine Thomson discusses the short- and long-term health risks of the East Africa famine

  • Hybrid Climate Data for East Africa

    Hybrid Climate Data for East Africa

    In our latest video interview, climate scientist Tufa Dinku talks about his work on combining weather station data with satellite information to generate high-resolution data sets. These data could be used for making more accurate forecasts and can feed into other climate risk management activities, such as early-warning systems. With funding from Google.org, Dinku and…

  • Remote Sensing Critical for Monitoring Drought

    Remote Sensing Critical for Monitoring Drought

    Remote sensing scientist Pietro Ceccato talks about how satellite information is being used to monitor conditions in East Africa.