State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

urban farming

  • Student Plans to Transform Urban Farming

    Student Plans to Transform Urban Farming

    Alexander Rudnicki is earning a master’s in Environmental Science and Policy in order to shape the future of the burgeoning urban agriculture industry.

  • Building “Bloom & Bud,” An Educational Garden in Kisumu, Kenya

    Building “Bloom & Bud,” An Educational Garden in Kisumu, Kenya

    The following is a guest blog, authored by Meagan HoChing, a Harvard University student and volunteer with the Millennium Cities Initiative. I have recently had the absolute pleasure of spending two weeks in beautiful Kisumu, Kenya. I am working with two other students to perfect what we would like to call “Bloom and Bud,” which…

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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

  • Student Plans to Transform Urban Farming

    Student Plans to Transform Urban Farming

    Alexander Rudnicki is earning a master’s in Environmental Science and Policy in order to shape the future of the burgeoning urban agriculture industry.

  • Building “Bloom & Bud,” An Educational Garden in Kisumu, Kenya

    Building “Bloom & Bud,” An Educational Garden in Kisumu, Kenya

    The following is a guest blog, authored by Meagan HoChing, a Harvard University student and volunteer with the Millennium Cities Initiative. I have recently had the absolute pleasure of spending two weeks in beautiful Kisumu, Kenya. I am working with two other students to perfect what we would like to call “Bloom and Bud,” which…