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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Where Next on Climate? U.S.-China Energy and Climate Collaboration in the Xi-Trump Era

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November 9, 2017

9:30 am - 11:00 am

China and the US are the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters.  In October, President Xi opened China’s 19th Party Congress declaring that China is “taking a driving seat in international cooperation to respond to climate change.”  As President Trump arrives in Beijing for bilateral meetings, please join us please join us in exploring questions such as: What are China and the U.S. each doing to address climate change?  Can cooperation between China and the US. on clean energy and climate survive a period in which the U.S. President questions the scientific consensus on climate change and rejects the Paris climate accords?  What impact would potential energy trade disputes have on both countries?  To address these and related questions, we will have keynote remarks on US-China relations by David H. Rank, a career Foreign Service Officer who served until June as Charge d’Affaires at the US Embassy in Beijing. After Rank’s remarks, CGEP Fellow and Senior Adjunct Research Scholar Jonathan Elkind will moderate a discussion on energy and climate collaborations featuring: David Rank, former Charge d’Affaires at the US Embassy in Beijing Kelly Gallagher, Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, Director of the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy, Tufts University’s Fletcher School  David Sandalow, CGEP Inaugural Fellow and Director of the CGEP China Program This event is being co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. Registration is required. Guests unable to attend can view a livestream of the event at A podcast of this event will be available ~7 days after the date of the event through iTunes and our website. This event is open to press. Please direct media inquiries to Jamie Shellenberger-Bessmann ([email protected])


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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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