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The news agency Reuters produced a list of top climate scientists. Columbia researchers comprise a significant number.

A major firm will facilitate the engagement of commercial enterprise with the university’s global climate and sustainability research.

Sea ice is rapidly melting off the northwest coast of Alaska, endangering the Indigenous population. Researchers joined forces with the local community to understand how climate change is affecting their region.

Earth Day is a time to celebrate the natural world. Being in nature can improve our mood and our mental and physical health. Plus, natural areas do a lot of work for us.

And if rivers and lakes had rights, could that help in the fight against climate change?

Making a difference in your day-to-day life is not only empowering, but can lead to wider cultural and societal change.

Consider helping to revive a degraded ecosystem by getting involved in an ecorestoration project.

We’ve gotten better at preventing and tracking oil spills, but oceanographers say much more progress is needed.

Tonight’s Earth Lecture takes a hard look at climate change and the path forward.

The decorated climate scientist is named director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and co-founding dean of the newly launched Columbia Climate School.

Climate science tells us how the world is changing. Climate art shapes how we choose to respond.

The Columbia Climate School will be co-led by four of Columbia’s most eminent climate experts: Alex Halliday, Jason Bordoff, Ruth DeFries, and Maureen Raymo.

This pre-college program in Castleton, Vermont, will mobilize students in grades 9–12 to take action and affect change in response to our warming planet.

A new study finds that summer monsoon rainfall in India will become stronger and more erratic, posing a threat to the region’s agriculture and economy.

Controversy over the age of an early fossil of Homo erectus has been settled, and has led to other specimens.