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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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.
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?
Find out more about our upcoming information sessions.
Come visit us at Idealist Grad Fairs across the U.S. this fall.
The Elqui River flows through the semi-arid Coquimbo region of Chile, providing water for towns, goatherders and large- and small-scale farmers. However, its flow is anything but certain. Meet the denizens of Coquimbo and learn how Climate and Society faculty member Andrew Robertson’s work is helping them manage water in this dry land.
C+S Founder Mark Cane has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Cane, an expert on the El Niño-Southern Oscillation climate process, was one of 86 newly elected members along with Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory volcanologist Terry Plank. Members are elected to the National Academy in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Current C+S student Elizabeth Gawthrop recently sat down with the International Research Institute for Climate and Society‘s (IRI) Senior Research Scientist Madeleine Thomson to talk about an ongoing partnership between the IRI and the World Health Organization to continue to develop climate information systems that can map, monitor and forecast climate-related disease risk.
By Brian Kahn, Communications Coordinator, the International Research Institute for Climate and Society Predicting malaria outbreaks before they occur or improving crop yield forecasts from space might sound like science fiction, but they’re projects going on at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI). This spring, C+S students Caitlin Reid and Sunny Ng… read more
In cities like New York, it’s not uncommon to see vandalism on subways, buildings and streets. However, remote data buoys in the tropics are the last place you would expect to find vandals. Graffiti isn’t the problem, though. C+S faculty member and the International Research Institute from Climate and Society’s Chief forecaster Tony Barnston explains… read more