The March 12 event, which is open to the public, will focus on four never-before-told stories of women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process.
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Measurements of stable isotopes in tree rings may expand the climate information that scientists can get from old trees.
A Columbia team is pioneering a machine learning-based imaging and sorting solution that would help to drastically reduce Africa’s tsetse population.
The students are using deep learning and neural networks to create an automated system that classifies plankton for large-scale oceanographic studies.
Rhiana Gunn-Wright, who helped advance this bold new effort to curb climate change, breaks down the thinking behind it, as well as its speed, scale and scope.
The Center for Sustainable Urban Development is asking city-makers to fill out a survey, the first stage in a project whose aim is to help accelerate the adoption—and mainstreaming—of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since modern record keeping began in the 1880s, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
A team of autonomous ocean robots deployed in January 2018 has carried out the first year-long observations under an Antarctic ice shelf.
A new study shows that some of Yellowstone National Park’s forests may be at a climate tipping point, and could be replaced by grassland by the middle of this century.
A team from Columbia’s Earth Institute is helping to research and design adaptation strategies to help save the world’s second largest barrier reef.