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.
International Research Institute for Climate and Society Archives - State of the Planet
A chronological guide to key talks and other events presented by Columbia University’s Earth Institute at the American Geophysical Union 2017 meeting.
Through interactive exhibits, games, goo, and a few explosions, people of all ages learned about geology, earth science, and climate change.
A new climate study shows that some countries in sub-Saharan Africa may be underestimating the impact of their malaria control activities, while others may be underestimating their success.
Tedros Adhanom called the new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program ‘a gift’ in the fight against complex global health problems.
From pandemics to food crises and climate-related disasters, Columbia’s new Global Health Security and Diplomacy program will help prevent, detect, and respond to a wide range of problems.
New research shows that in Bangladesh, heat wave predictability exists from a few days to several weeks in advance, which could save thousands of lives.
A powerful new tool helps rural Tanzanians reduce their exposure to tsetse flies and the deadly disease they carry.
IRI scientists and colleagues from South Africa are using satellites to detect seasonal water bodies that harbor schistosomiasis, the deadliest of the tropical neglected diseases.
Hannah Nissan, a postdoctoral research scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, studies how better climate forecasting might help reduce the number of deaths from heat waves and improve agriculture and child nutrition.