Students Discuss Climate Change and Sustainability with Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin

In this behind-the-scenes look at Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin’s visit to Columbia, as part of a World Leaders Forum event, students and faculty reflect on the “extraordinary experience” of meeting a sustainability leader. The event was hosted by Alex Halliday, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute, and moderated by Karenna Gore, director of the Center for Earth Ethics at the University’s Union Theological Seminary.

For years now, Columbia has been tackling the issue of climate change. From cutting edge research to grassroots student movements, Columbia on Climate is a new series that highlights how climate and sustainability remain a central focus of the University community.