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Alaska
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Belize
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Germany & Sweden
Iceland
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Italy
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Switzerland
Australia, New Zealand, & Fiji
Croatia & Slovenia
Faroe Islands & Iceland
Italy & Greece
Japan
Kilimanjaro
Panama & Colombia
Patagonia: Skiing
Spain, France, & Portugal
Switzerland, Italy, France, & Holland
Ecuador & the Galápagos
France
Spain
Barcelona
Tokyo
Tuscany
Argentina
Costa Rica
Ecuador & the Galápagos
Fiji
Hawai'i
Morocco
Nepal
Peru
Puerto Rico
Tanzania
Thailand
Vietnam
France & Holland
Iceland
Italy & Greece
France
Spain
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador & the Galápagos
Hawai'i
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Our Collaboration with

The Columbia Climate School

Putney and the Columbia Climate School have collaborated to offer interdisciplinary summer programs for high school students focused on addressing the climate crisis. Students engage with Columbia University faculty, researchers, and staff to learn how scientists are tackling climate change through cutting-edge research, education, and solutions-oriented projects. The Climate School will ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge and tools to be climate leaders in the 21st century.

As a global leader in climate and sustainability, the Columbia Climate School creates and inspires innovative research, cutting-edge technology, transformative policies, and strategic approaches to achieve a more sustainable and just world. The Columbia Climate School summer programs seek to educate, engage, and empower a network of young people so they can better understand the science of climate change, collaborate with their peers on diverse teams, develop skills to drive change in their communities, and enact meaningful climate action.

Columbia University

Faculty, Researchers, & Staff

The Columbia Climate School’s scientific experts join each program with the mission to develop and inspire knowledge-based solutions and educate future leaders for just and prosperous societies on a healthy planet. The School is a dynamic community made up of over 1,200 researchers and staff members, all involved in transdisciplinary research, partnerships, and educational activities needed to tackle climate change.

Columbia Climate Corps

Traveling Programs

Small-group traveling programs get students into the field with experts from the Columbia Climate School. These programs provide students the opportunity to focus on one or two location-specific themes and engage in discussions of climate change while exploring site-specific challenges and approaches to the crisis. Learn more about Climate Corps programs.

Columbia Climate School

in the Green Mountains

Based in Castleton, Vermont, students engage with experts from the Columbia Climate School over two weeks and learn about cutting-edge innovations in climate science and solutions. Students meet, collaborate, and build partnerships with like-minded learners and tap into collective strengths for action. Students walk away ready to drive and sustain change in their communities. Learn more about Climate School in the Green Mountains.

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Alaska
Baja & the Gulf of California
Barcelona
Belize
Chile & Peru
Cuba
Germany & Sweden
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Montana
Peru
Switzerland
Australia, New Zealand, & Fiji
Croatia & Slovenia
Faroe Islands & Iceland
Italy & Greece
Japan
Kilimanjaro
Panama & Colombia
Patagonia: Skiing
Spain, France, & Portugal
Switzerland, Italy, France, & Holland
Spain
France
Ecuador & the Galápagos
Tuscany
Barcelona
Tokyo
Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Youth Summit
Argentina
Costa Rica
Ecuador & the Galápagos
Fiji
Hawai'i
Morocco
Nepal
Peru
Puerto Rico
Tanzania
Thailand
Vietnam
Iceland
France & Holland
Italy & Greece
Spain
France
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador & the Galápagos
Hawai'i

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