This annual celebration consists of talks by Lamont’s world-renowned experts as well as dozens of hands-on activities and experiments for kids to learn about how our planet works.
Earth Institute, Author at State of the Planet
The Global Famine was one of the worst humanitarian disasters in history, killing as many people as World War II. A new analysis suggests it could happen again, only worse because of climate change.
In the Peruvian Amazon, more sustainable occupations like fish farming and Brazil nut harvesting can pay off in more ways than one, according to a new study.
New study reveals surprising facts behind a shrinking wetland, and suggests remedies.
Detail-oriented students interested in GIS data exploration, analysis, and documentation can apply by September 24.
By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
Applications will be accepted until September 15.
Scientists have known for some time that ice shelves off West Antarctica are melting as deep, warm ocean waters eat at their undersides, but a new study shows that temperatures, and resultant melting, can vary far more than previously thought, within a time scale of a few years.