Volcanologist Einat Lev is tracking lava flows at Hawaii’s volcanic eruption. Here, she describes what conditions are like on the ground—and in the sky.
Guest Blogger, Author at State of the Planet
When glacial lakes burst, the sudden and intense flooding can be catastrophic for nearby communities. A new study looks at what role climate change plays in these events.
How past climate data improves our understanding of climate change and helps predict its impacts.
Architect Lynnette Widder explains the challenges of making an old house more sustainable while maintaining its original character.
Hundreds of millions of years ago, the planet was trapped in a global ice age. But exactly how icy things got is still up for debate.
Wyatt Baker, Class of 2015, teaches sustainable development to high school students on Chicago’s West Side.
Polar scientists Marco Tedesco and Robin Bell provide a primer on how climate change will impact our coastlines.
On April 6th, students from the Sustainable Development program took a trip to the United Nations for a meeting with the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth.
Members of Columbia Water Center share what Earth Day means to them, and offer ways – large and small – that we can all advocate for water and a healthier planet.
A student shares her first-hand experience of the devastating storm, and discusses how New York City is building resilience—and how it could do better.