State of the Planet - News from the Earth Institute

sign says 'fema please help us'
map of current water stress in the U.S.

Hurricane Sandy May Have Worsened Gentrification in Brooklyn and Queens

Cycle for Science: Glacier Edition Completes Its Circuit

Wrapping up a week-long bicycle trip that has brought climate science to underprivileged schools.

by |October 16, 2019

The Secret Life of Trees

Kevin Griffin uses remote sensing to track the daily rhythms of trees. His work is helping to bring tree biology to life for students and the general public.

by |October 16, 2019
Columbia's Low Library

How You Can Help to Advance Science in Society

An event on October 16 will share insights and strategies to help scientists get their message across to the general public.

by |October 15, 2019

New Project Will Study Greenland’s Helheim Glacier in Unprecedented Detail

Using drones, laser scanners, and high-resolution models, researchers hope to find out more about the processes driving rapid melting in this region.

by |October 14, 2019

The Role of the University in Environmental Sustainability

A model of engagement and connecting research and education to problem-solving is particularly important in the field of environmental sustainability.

by |October 14, 2019