Many countries are making progress on improving water sanitation and protecting marine ecosystems. But air pollution continues as a leading health problem in many nations, and fisheries are deteriorating almost everywhere.
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The Silencing Science Tracker, from Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, will log actions by the U.S. government to silence scientists working on environmental, public health and climate issues.
Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA released today.
Working as an Antarctic field scientist, I witnessed the destruction provoked by a rapidly warming planet. But I also found inspiration.
In general, the more species that live in an area, the healthier that ecosystem is—and the better off we humans are.
Climate scientist Deepti Singh tells the cold truth about the extreme winter weather of the past few weeks.
Columbia University expert weighs in on the potential impacts of the lawsuit.
As the Arctic warms, the unfreezing of permafrost poses a threat to the planet.
Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flooding risks across the globe by the 2040s, says a new study.
New line of information could help predict the storms’ future strength under climate change.