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  • City Parks: A Lifesaver During COVID Winter

    City Parks: A Lifesaver During COVID Winter

    A study that explored winter park use among New Yorkers last year offers key insights into improving the mental wellbeing of urban dwellers as the pandemic merges with colder weather.

  • ‘X-Snow’ Project Needs Your Help To Unlock The Secrets of Snow

    ‘X-Snow’ Project Needs Your Help To Unlock The Secrets of Snow

    Citizen scientists can gather data to help uncover how snow is changing over time.

  • How Will La Niña Affect Winter in the U.S.?

    How Will La Niña Affect Winter in the U.S.?

    This phenomenon can cause major changes in climate patterns. See what’s in store for your region.

  • Year Without a Winter?

    Year Without a Winter?

    No, of course not. Do not suggest anything like that to Alaskans, or Europeans where hundreds have died, or Inner Mongolians, or Koreans. But, turning the clock back to December and January for the New York City region, it was not apparent that winter would arrive as it ‘normally’ does. Yes, we have had significant…

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

  • City Parks: A Lifesaver During COVID Winter

    City Parks: A Lifesaver During COVID Winter

    A study that explored winter park use among New Yorkers last year offers key insights into improving the mental wellbeing of urban dwellers as the pandemic merges with colder weather.

  • ‘X-Snow’ Project Needs Your Help To Unlock The Secrets of Snow

    ‘X-Snow’ Project Needs Your Help To Unlock The Secrets of Snow

    Citizen scientists can gather data to help uncover how snow is changing over time.

  • How Will La Niña Affect Winter in the U.S.?

    How Will La Niña Affect Winter in the U.S.?

    This phenomenon can cause major changes in climate patterns. See what’s in store for your region.

  • Year Without a Winter?

    Year Without a Winter?

    No, of course not. Do not suggest anything like that to Alaskans, or Europeans where hundreds have died, or Inner Mongolians, or Koreans. But, turning the clock back to December and January for the New York City region, it was not apparent that winter would arrive as it ‘normally’ does. Yes, we have had significant…