Morningside Campus Access Updates

Updated July 10, 2024

The following color-coded campus status levels have been developed to simplify communication regarding the current circumstances on and around the Morningside campus. The campus status level is based upon the potential disruption to our academic mission and/or campus operations. The status level will be adjusted up or down to reflect then-current circumstances, including information received from law enforcement and other sources regarding potential events that could affect Columbia. Continued adherence to university rules and policies remains fundamental to maintaining an open campus. Read more.



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Book Talk: Fire and Flood by Eugene Linden

Past Event

April 7, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Last month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report finding that climate change is already causing widespread damage, with much worse to come in the decades ahead if emissions continue to climb. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called the report “a damning indictment of failed climate leadership.”
In the first paragraph of his new book Fire and Flood, award-winning journalist Eugene Linden echoes Secretary General Guterres, asking “What were the decisions, or lack thereof, the missed opportunities, the political failures that caused a technologically advanced civilization to continue to alter earth’s climate even as its leaders knew better?” Linden explores climate policy from 1979 to the present, recounting the growth in scientific understanding, political forces that shaped decision making, and more. Based on this history, he concludes with recommendations for “a livable future.” 
The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted Eugene Linden for a discussion on his new book, Fire and Flood, followed by a dialogue between Linden and CGEP Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow.


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April 25, 2024 • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm edt

Student Roundtable: Careers in Climate Philanthropy

This roundtable is open only to currently enrolled Columbia University students. If you are no longer a student and would like to be removed from this mailing list, please...

Event • CGEP Large Conference Room
1255 Amsterdam Ave Floor 1, New York, NY 10027
Student Roundtable: Careers in Climate Philanthropy
February 9, 2024 • 10:00 am - 11:30 pm est

Climate Justice Series: Segregation and Environmental Injustice Register Please join the Ambedkar Initiative at the Institute for Comparative Literature & Society, the India Program at the Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia...

Climate Justice Series: Segregation and Environmental Injustice
April 16, 2024 • 7:30 am - 5:00 pm est

Columbia Global Energy Summit 2024

The Columbia Global Energy Summit 2024 is an annual event dedicated to thought-provoking discussions around the critical energy and climate challenges facing the global community. 

Summit EventLerner Hall
Columbia University
Columbia Global Energy Summit 2024
January 26, 2024 • 10:00 am - 11:30 am est

Climate Justice Series: Environmental Casteism and Climate Disaster The humanitarian impact of the climate crisis on vulnerable communities, which have historically contributed the least to climate change, is now recognized in scholarship and policy. The...

Event • Zoom Webinar
Climate Justice Series: Environmental Casteism and Climate Disaster
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