State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Virtual Learning

  • Graduation Ceremonies Return to the Real World

    Graduation Ceremonies Return to the Real World

    The reappearance of caps, gowns, hoods, paper diplomas, and smiling friends and families provide continuity and reassurance. I am happy that I got to see that once again, last week.

  • Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Like everyone else, I am eager for the vaccine to be distributed and for the infection rate to go down so we can all exhale and return to the real world. A world I know I will never again take for granted.

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

  • Graduation Ceremonies Return to the Real World

    Graduation Ceremonies Return to the Real World

    The reappearance of caps, gowns, hoods, paper diplomas, and smiling friends and families provide continuity and reassurance. I am happy that I got to see that once again, last week.

  • Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Personal Reflections on Education During the Pandemic

    Like everyone else, I am eager for the vaccine to be distributed and for the infection rate to go down so we can all exhale and return to the real world. A world I know I will never again take for granted.