State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

E-scooter riders take to the streets of Portland, Oregon. Photo by Sarah Petersen

Yes, Climate Change is Making Wildfires Worse

landscape in the páramos

This Unique Andean Ecosystem is Warming Almost as Fast as the Arctic

One science team is finding out why—and investigating what a warmer, drier future will mean for biodiversity and water supply in Latin America.

by |November 15, 2018

A New Primer on Climate Change

A Q&A with Jason Smerdon, coauthor of the newly revised Climate Change: The Science of Global Warming and Our Energy Future.

by |November 14, 2018

Wildfire Experts: A Journalist’s Guide

A guide to wildfire experts at the Earth Institute.

by |November 14, 2018

2019 Internship with Dr. David Maurrasse

Are you a Columbia or Barnard student seeking an internship for spring 2019? Apply now to intern with Dr. David Maurrasse, researching philanthropic initiatives and strategic partnerships.

by |November 14, 2018

Alum Talks Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development alum Anna LoPresti spoke to us about her belief in a systems approach, and how she uses one in her current work with SDG USA.

by |November 12, 2018