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C+S Information Sessions on Columbia’s Campus

by |September 22nd, 2014

Learn more about the M.A. in Climate and Society at our Information Sessions on October 23, 2014 and November 20, 2014.

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C+S at the 2014 Idealist Grad Fairs

by |September 4th, 2014

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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The 11th Year Begins: Welcoming the Climate and Society Class of 2015

by |August 28th, 2014

This week we welcomed the 11th Climate and Society class to Columbia University and New York City. There are 38 students from eight different countries and a variety of different backgrounds, from business to anthropology to environmental sciences.

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How to Deal with Climate Skeptics

by |June 13th, 2014

C+S Co-Director Ben Orlove recently spoke with the Guardian about how to deal with climate change from a business perspective when skeptics are involved. Orlove suggests that many times identity comes into play, especially with so called climate change losers, such as the coal industry. To help, Orlove recommends finding allies who are also fighting… read more

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C+S Students Walk Across the Stage During GSAS’ 2014 M.A. Convocation

by |May 21st, 2014

On May 18 the C+S class of 2014, dressed in their Columbia blue graduation caps and gowns and walked across the stage in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Master’s Convocation.

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Climate Change Linked to New Jersey Brush Fires

by |April 22nd, 2014

On April 7 Manhattan woke up to a haze and the smell of smoke caused by a fire in the pinelands of southern New Jersey. Such fires are becoming more common and climate change might just be playing a role.

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Almost Famous: Pioneers in the Field of Climate and Weather Journalism

by |February 13th, 2014

C+S alumni have been making waves in weather and climate journalism. From Buzzfeed to Slate to Mashable to Rolling Stone Magazine read about the awesome things C+S alumni are up to.

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C+S at the AGU Fall Meeting 2013

by |November 21st, 2013

The M.A. in Climate and Society will be at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from December 9-13, 2013.

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Information Session: Earth Institute Sustainability Graduate Programs

by |November 19th, 2013

The M.A. in Climate and Society will be participating in the Earth Institute’s Sustainability Programs Information Session on December 2, 2013 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Faculty House on Columbia’s Morningside campus.

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The 2014 Climate Models Calendar

by |November 12th, 2013

Climate science is often portrayed as dry and tedious. That’s left some climate scientists and communicators wondering how to make it more relatable to the general public. Do you use scientific facts? Do you tell a story? Do you use humor?

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