A journalist looks back on his efforts to cover the first Earth Day.
Kevin Krajick, Author at State of the Planet - Page 2 of 26
Scenes from an Upper West Side neighborhood in the grip of the pandemic.
Scientists say a long-feared megadrought, worse than anything in recorded history, seems to be starting up in southwestern North America.
Earth Institute experts in public health and disaster response are publishing leading-edge findings and advising governments on the coronavirus pandemic. Researchers are also examining the local and global fallout for environment, climate, energy and health systems, philanthropy, culture and education.
Researchers are measuring severe drops in pollutants at the ground level, but warn that the benefits will be short-lived unless we take away some longer-term lessons.
Even a limited nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would cause unprecedented planet-wide food shortages lasting more than a decade.
A new study looks at why the 2011 Tohoku tsunami off Japan was unexpectedly huge.
Snapshots of how one neighborhood is reacting to the outbreak.
The surprising finding suggests that future hurricanes stoked by warming climate may be even more destructive to forests than scientists have already projected.