The Columbia Climate School's mission is to develop and inspire knowledge-based solutions and educate future leaders for just and prosperous societies on a healthy planet.
Columbia Climate School Celebrates Its First Class Day
The inaugural class of Climate School students have finished their courses and donned their light blue caps and robes for the ceremony.
Upcoming Scientific Fieldwork, 2022 and Beyond
Thumbnail descriptions of field projects on land, at sea and in the air, on every continent and every ocean.
2022 World Food Prize Awarded to Columbia Climate Scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig
The award recognizes her pioneering work in modeling the impact of climate change on food production worldwide.
Columbia Climate School nurtures and supports innovative research in the science, consequences, and human dimensions of climate change, including the methods of achieving a more sustainable and just world.
Our goal is to ensure the latest research in climate and sustainable development has real-world, real-time, equitable impact on all lives, especially those affected most by the climate crisis.
ACToday Empowers National Meteorological Services
As part of its goal to increase food security in six countries, the ACToday project has helped develop new climate services that lead to better agricultural decision making.
How ACToday Builds a Global Community of Climate-Trained Decision Makers
In the last year, project members trained more than 1,600 professionals and graduate students on integrating climate knowledge into food planning and policy, to help combat hunger.
In Madagascar, a Hurricane Simulation Transforms Into Real-life Disaster Response
Instead of leading a fictional disaster simulation as planned, Columbia researchers helped government agencies prepare for and respond to Tropical Cyclone Batsirai in real time.