A new study finds that investments to establish new oil palm or tree plantations seem to consistently have higher rates of forest loss than other types of activities, such as mining and logging.
Earth Institute, Author at State of the Planet
On July 1, Irwin Redlener will be stepping down as director, but will remain a vital part of the center’s efforts.
Raymo is a world-renowned marine geologist and climate scientist whose work focuses on the history and causes of past climate change.
On Wednesday, the State of the Planet blog will be going silent in solidarity with a grassroots movement to eradicate anti-Black racism in academia and STEM.
The Earth Institute empathizes with those directly impacted by recent tragedies, and with everyone in our community experiencing loss, despair and fear. Black lives matter and we stand with the nonviolent protestors.
This is a virtual, paid graduate-level internship that will run from July through September 2020. Apply by June 8.
A committee has outlined what the U.S. National Science Foundation should focus on over the next decade.
Earth Institute faculty offer their encouragement and advice for the newest crop of graduates who will change the world.
Experts discussed how climate and the coronavirus will affect food supply chains, and how university-led projects such as ACToday can help take on major challenges like these.
The project will boost newsroom capacity to go beyond reporting on disasters after they strike, to envision preventative and adaptive solutions.