A show on campus investigates how trees have been used as pawns in human schemes in and around New York City.
Phebe Pierson, Author at State of the Planet
A Columbia Water Center staffer answers questions about salinization and water pollution.
An environmental lawyer tells us about the impact of anti-plastic bag legislation across the world.
We look at research from the Earth Institute and beyond to answer questions about the impacts of beef, soy, and more.
An Earth Institute climate researcher breaks down why our atmosphere is the way it is, how it’s changed over time, and what the future may hold.
An Earth Institute staffer gives advice on alternative trash bag options and how reduce your need for trash bags altogether.
An Earth Institute oceanographer answers this deep question from a reader as part of our Earth Month Q&A on Instagram.
In celebration of Earth Month and Earth Day, our scientists are tackling reader questions on science and sustainability.
This installment takes you into the world of population modeling at CIESIN, where data rules supreme.
Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.