State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

Maria Uriarte records damage to trees in puerto rico

The Surprising Way a Volcanic Eruption Fueled a Bloom of Ocean Algae

woman in india painting well pump

Testing Fluoride Levels in Indian Wells

A team of researchers taught social science students to test for high fluoride levels in their own villages, and experimented with creative ways to get the word out about the dangers of fluorosis.

by |September 16, 2019
Solar panels on a rooftop in NYC

You Asked: What Are My Clean Energy Options in New York?

Because most NYC apartments don’t have the space for a solar panel array.

by |September 16, 2019

Youth Climate Strike and the Generational Urgency of the Climate Crisis

The Youth Climate Strike clearly communicates the generational urgency of the climate crisis.

by |September 16, 2019
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Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development: Complementary Goals in Rwanda

Professor Lisa Dale spent a month in Rwanda this summer to teach, research, and weave together sustainable development and climate change adaptation.

by |September 13, 2019
new mural at the Hudson River Field Station

A Mural for Lamont’s Hudson River Field Station: How it Came to Be

The newly renovated research facility will host an educational mural that combines art and science.

by |September 12, 2019