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  • Frontline Heroes: Predicting Climate Extremes in Africa

    Frontline Heroes: Predicting Climate Extremes in Africa

    Advanced weather-forecasting tools and techniques, like those developed at Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), can help key stakeholders in Africa prepare for the worst.

  • When It Comes to Climate, Embrace Chaos, Says a Physicist

    When It Comes to Climate, Embrace Chaos, Says a Physicist

    Physicist Tim Palmer explains why chaos theory is so pivotal in tackling climate change

  • Forecasting for the In-Between

    Forecasting for the In-Between

    We can do a good job forecasting the weather for a week or two, and we can settle on what the climate is likely to do season to season, a month to a year into the future. But what about in-between?

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

  • Frontline Heroes: Predicting Climate Extremes in Africa

    Frontline Heroes: Predicting Climate Extremes in Africa

    Advanced weather-forecasting tools and techniques, like those developed at Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), can help key stakeholders in Africa prepare for the worst.

  • When It Comes to Climate, Embrace Chaos, Says a Physicist

    When It Comes to Climate, Embrace Chaos, Says a Physicist

    Physicist Tim Palmer explains why chaos theory is so pivotal in tackling climate change

  • Forecasting for the In-Between

    Forecasting for the In-Between

    We can do a good job forecasting the weather for a week or two, and we can settle on what the climate is likely to do season to season, a month to a year into the future. But what about in-between?