The International Research Institute for Climate and Society’s Alessandra Giannini was selected as one of French President’s Macron’s climate laureates.
State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute
A new study shows that even minor deterioration of ice shelves can instantaneously hasten the decline of ice hundreds of miles landward.
New climate management tools. Better predictions of climate risk. Rising temperatures’ influence on fire risk. Scientists from the International Research Institute for Climate and Society will present on a range of areas of expertise at this year’s annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
Sustainability isn’t just about the environment. Guo explains how social and economic factors, like employment and education, fit in.
As climate warms, the surface of the Greenland ice sheet is melting, and all that meltwater ends up in seasonal rivers that flow to the sea. At least that is what scientists have assumed until now. A new study has shown that some of the meltwater is actually being soaked into porous subsurface ice and held there, at least temporarily.