State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

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

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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
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Tackling Environmental Dilemmas Requires Integrating the Legacy of Colonialism

Why Malcom Ferdinand advocates for ecological movements to engage in the struggle against racism, and vice versa.

by Rachel Kirk |January 24, 2020

Bridging the Air Pollution Data Gap in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dan Westervelt, a 2019 Center for Climate and Life Fellow, received funding to address the ongoing air pollution crisis in three large sub-Saharan African cities.

by |January 23, 2020
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U.N. Human Rights Committee Issues Landmark Climate Migration Decision

The decision may open the door for climate refugee claims down the line.

by Hillary Aidun and Ama Francis |January 23, 2020
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Undergrad Research Assistant Opportunity: Investigate Coastal Adaptation in NYC

The research assistant will collaborate with community groups in the Rockaways and with the City of NY to help build capacity for coastal resilience.

by |January 23, 2020