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Here’s How Zoos Can Play a Role in Climate Change Education

by |September 15th, 2017

There’s no doubt education is a vitally important part of fighting against climate change for several key reasons. Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing young people, and education can equip them with the skills to help. It also encourages young people to get involved as global citizens and make contributions.

Conserving the Peace

by |September 13th, 2017

Recently, the Cal Madow mountain range has been experiencing warmer temperatures and less rainfall. While seemingly slight, these changes are having a considerable impact on the health of the trees and the communities that rely on them. Climate change will only further shift things, and conservation provides a unique opportunity to strengthen and prepare communities through preservation.

Climate and Society at the Idealist Graduate School Fairs

by |September 7th, 2017

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 Earth Institute – M.A. in Climate and Society, M.P.A. in Environmental Science and Policy, M.A. in Sustainability Management. September 20, 2017 – Atlanta, GA September 25,… read more

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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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