Olga Rukovets

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Variable Hours Officer - Assistant Editor, Communications, Columbia Climate School

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May 13, 2024

Congratulations to the 2024 Graduates of the Columbia Climate School

On May 10th, Climate and Society students gathered to celebrate their accomplishments during a challenging and illuminating year.

Apr 08, 2024

Protecting Our Planet: 5 Strategies for Reducing Plastic Waste

Think global, fight local: In honor of Earth Day, here are some tips to reduce your plastic footprint.

Apr 02, 2024

This Earth Day, Choose the Planet Over Plastics

In keeping with the theme of Earth Day 2024, how do we reduce global plastic pollution and ensure a more sustainable future?

Mar 20, 2024

Could April’s Eclipse Impact the Power Grid? Our Energy Expert Says Not To Worry

While parts of the U.S. will experience total darkness during the solar eclipse, the Climate School's Melissa Lott foresees no major power disruptions.

Mar 18, 2024

Catherine McKenna on Her Life, Work and Preserving the World for Future Generations

In a recent Climate School lecture, the former Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change spoke of her not-so-linear career path and why politics are pivotal in combatting climate change.

Feb 23, 2024

Designing Impactful Climate Literacy Education for Emergency Management—and Beyond

Emergency managers are already facing the consequences of climate change in the workplace. How can education programs better prepare them for crises?

Feb 16, 2024

Celebrating Women in Science: Tree-Ring Researcher Rose Oelkers

A Q&A with Rose Oelkers, a Ph.D. candidate at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory who studies tropical trees and their response to changes in the environment.

Feb 15, 2024

Celebrating Women in Science: Amanda Grossi on Advancing Food Security

A Q&A with IRI’s Amanda Grossi, who works with farmers in Africa to help manage climate risk.

Feb 14, 2024

Celebrating Women in Science: Disaster-Preparedness Researcher Thalia Balkaran

A Q&A with Thalia Balkaran, postdoctoral research scientist at the Columbia Climate School’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness, in honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Feb 13, 2024

Celebrating Women in Science: Sari Blakeley

Beginning February 11, in honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we're highlighting some of the amazing scientists at Columbia Climate School.