State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

Ozone-Depleting Substances Caused Half of Late 20th-Century Arctic Warming, Says Study

Taro Takahashi Receives Inaugural Wallace S. Broecker Medal

The award posthumously recognizes Takahashi’s research around ocean uptake of carbon dioxide emissions.

by |January 27, 2020
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Wine Regions Could Shrink Dramatically With Climate Change Unless Growers Swap Varieties

Diversity is key to resilience, says new study.

by |January 27, 2020

Mary Annaïse Heglar to Join Earth Institute as Writer-in-Residence

The climate justice essayist will work on creative projects and lead a reading group at Columbia for six months.

by |January 27, 2020

Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability

With enlightened design, sustainability management and cutting-edge technology we can harness human ingenuity to the practical problems of environmentally sustainable economic development.

by |January 27, 2020
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Spring 2020 Workshop Will Analyze Five Environmental Challenges

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

by Greg Hopper |January 24, 2020