State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

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Ocean Uptake of CO2 Could Drop as We Cut Carbon Emissions

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What Will the Weather Be After Coronavirus?

Pollution is going down, but temperatures could still rise. Here’s why.

by Marco Tedesco |June 5, 2020

How Water Infrastructure Can Enhance Sustainability

Guests at the Sustainable Development Speaker Series discussed how water infrastructure can be leveraged to protect the environment and address poverty, inequality, and social inclusion.

by Minji Ko |June 5, 2020

Going Back ‘Home’ in the Time of Coronavirus

An international student recounts her experience of trying to return home while borders were closing due to the pandemic.

by Emma Liu |June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic at Age 31 Versus 67

A graduate student shares her experience of trying to protect the people around her.

by Rina Phua |June 4, 2020
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Real-World Lessons From the Spring 2020 Environmental Science and Policy Workshop

Students investigated policy or management problems faced by their clients in government and nonprofit agencies.

by Greg Hopper |June 4, 2020