The twelve-month M.A. Program in Climate and Society trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. This rigorous program emphasizes the problems of developing societies. Drawing on the superb educational and research facilities of Columbia University, the M.A. Program in Climate and Society combines elements of established programs in earth sciences, earth engineering, international relations, political science, sociology, and economics with unique classes in interdisciplinary applications specially designed for the program’s students. The program has a particularly close relationship with the International Research Institute for Climate and Society http://iri.columbia.edu/ . A set of tailor-made core courses will provide a scientific basis for inquiry and stress interdisciplinary problem solving.
Cross Cutting Themes:
Climate and Society
Project Web Site:
Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Science