State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

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Rice farmers in India

Basket Weaving Program Teaches Business Skills to Rwandan Women

Ethics for Sustainability Management and Finance

A new course focuses on the ethical challenges, pathways, and practices of sustainability in its intersections with the financial sector.

by |July 20, 2018
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Sloan Foundation Grant Will Help Support Open and Transparent Science

Lamont-Doherty researchers will use the grant to enhance a sample identification system that makes scientific results more reproducible.

by |July 20, 2018
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How China is Taking On Climate Change

A new guide explores the impacts of climate change in China and delves into Chinese climate policies.

by |July 19, 2018
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Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

A new commentary suggests innovative ideas to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork, which are essential to sustainability breakthroughs.

by |July 19, 2018

Scientists Are Superheroes With Super Powers

Superheroes are identified by their unique powers and skills, allowing them to see and act in ways that inspire awe in the rest of us. Do scientists have superhero powers?

by |July 18, 2018