Renee Cho, Author at State of the Planet

Renee Cho is a staff blogger for the Earth Institute. She has written over 150 blogs for State of the Planet on a broad range of topics. She was previously published by www.insideclimatenews.com, E Magazine and On Earth Magazine. Renee was Communications Coordinator for Riverkeeper, the Hudson River environmental organization. She received the Executive Education Certificate in Conservation and Sustainability from the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability. Follow me on Twitter: @ReneeCho_

Recent Posts

Will the Pandemic Spell the End for Oil and Gas?

Fossil fuel companies were already suffering even before COVID-19 hit. More and more, they’re looking like a bad investment.

by |September 24, 2020

Why Climate Change is an Environmental Justice Issue

Climate change is a threat to everyone, but some groups—socially and economically disadvantaged ones—face the greatest risks.

by |September 22, 2020

The Coming 5G Revolution: How Will It Affect the Environment?

5G, the next generation of cellular network technology, is imminent. How will it help or harm our environment?

by |August 13, 2020

Lamont-Doherty Program Aims to Bring More Diversity to Earth Science

The Secondary School Field Research Program offers a diverse group of young people a unique opportunity to do field and laboratory research.

by |July 22, 2020
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COVID-19’s Long-Term Effects on Climate Change—For Better or Worse

Changes in carbon emissions, individual behaviors, and government responses will have a big impact on the environment and our ability to combat climate change.

by |June 25, 2020

COVID-19 Highlights the Need to Plan for Joint Disasters

Summertime brings hurricane season, heat waves, wildfires, and flooding. Is the U.S. prepared to deal with extreme weather at the same time as a pandemic?

by |May 22, 2020

Plastic, Paper or Cotton: Which Shopping Bag is Best?

Which bag should an environmentally responsible, health-conscious shopper use during this time of coronavirus?

by |April 30, 2020

Earth Day: How to Celebrate While You’re Sheltering in Place

There are many ways to get involved, take action, or simply marvel at the beauty of our planet, all without leaving your home or neighborhood.

by |April 17, 2020

What Can We Learn From COVID-19 to Help With Climate Change?

Three Earth Institute experts weigh in.

by |March 26, 2020

Recycling in the U.S. Is Broken. How Do We Fix It?

Most of what you put into the recycling bin doesn’t actually get recycled. Here’s why — and how we can do better.

by |March 13, 2020