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Climate and Society Information Sessions

by |September 23rd, 2016

The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a twelve-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. Learn more about the M.A. in Climate and Society at one of our upcoming information sessions. Online Information Sessions … read more

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C+S at the 2016 Idealist Grad Fairs

by |September 2nd, 2016

The M.A. Program in Climate and Society will be traveling to Idealist Grad Fairs across the U.S. this fall. Come visit us in the following cities, you’ll find us listed under The Earth Institute, Columbia University – Education Programs.

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Introducing the C+S Class of 2016

by |September 23rd, 2015

Earlier this month we welcomed the 12th class of Climate and Society students to Columbia University. This year’s class has 40 students from nine different countries and represent a variety of backgrounds from engineering to economics to environmental science

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M.A. in Climate and Society Information Sessions

by |September 16th, 2015

The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a twelve-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment.

Learn more about the M.A. in Climate and Society at one of our upcoming information sessions.

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C+S Alum Colin Kelley’s Syria Research Named a Top 10 Climate Paper For Media Coverage

by |July 10th, 2015

C+S alum Colin Kelley (’08) garnered some media coverage for his research into the role of drought in the current Syrian conflict when his study on the topic came out earlier this year. A new analysis shows just how much coverage he got. Turns out it was a lot.

Climate Change and the Syrian Conflict

by |March 3rd, 2015

The growing body of climate and conflict literature just got a major new study courtesy of C+S alum Colin Kelley (C+S ’08). The research, published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looks how climate change influenced the ongoing Syrian conflict that’s given rise to the Islamic State.

The Argo Revolution

by |February 26th, 2015

What can hold its breath for 10 days and swim to depths of 6560 feet? Not the Loch Ness Monster (good guess, though). That would be an Argo float, a fleet of which are scouring our oceans and collecting crucial information on salinity, temperature and currents.

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Climate and Society at AGU

by |January 20th, 2015

In December, C+S Assistant Director Cynthia Thomson gave a presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Thomson’s talk focused on how to educate students about the nexus of climate and society, drawing lessons learned during the 10 years of C+S’ existence. It’s only fitting that C+S alum and current communications coordinator at the… read more

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C+S Online Information Sessions

by |December 9th, 2014

The M.A. Program in Climate and Society is a twelve-month interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. Learn more about the M.A. in Climate and Society at one of our upcoming online information sessions. Online Information… read more

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Dispatches from Bhutan

by |November 20th, 2014

C+S Co-Director Ben Orlove recently traveled to Bhutan for a month where he talked to local farmers to learn about their livelihoods and their views on environmental change. While in Bhutan, he took time to document his trip in a series of blog posts for GalcierHub, a website that seeks to expand and deepen the understanding of glacier.

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