We need local policies to encourage better waste management, more recycling and less use of plastics in the first place.
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Coastal waters play an important role in the carbon cycle by absorbing carbon into sediments or transferring it to the open ocean, a new study confirms.
Two new papers find that the line that divides the moist East and arid West is edging eastward due to climate change—and the implications for farming and other pursuits could be huge.
Why did Europe’s “cursed” glaciers begin retreating in the 1850’s even though the climate record suggests they should have advanced for another 50 years?
Researchers survey the damage to Puerto Rico’s forests in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
If emissions of greenhouse gases remain high, as many as 143 million “internal migrants” might move within their own countries by 2050.
In a new study, researchers have mapped out a large variety of discarded pharmaceuticals dissolved throughout the Hudson River. They say that in some places, levels may be high enough to potentially affect aquatic life.
Taught by New York Times contributor and Columbia professor Claudia Dreifus, the March 3 workshop is open to Earth Institute students, faculty, and alumni.
You could say goodbye to the atmosphere and GPS navigation, to start.