Professor Lisa Dale spent a month in Rwanda this summer to teach, research, and weave together sustainable development and climate change adaptation.
Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
How research at Columbia University is making coffee production more sustainable.
Global demand for beef is fueling the Amazon rainforest fires, and it will take a global solution to fix it.
An Earth Institute adjunct tackles reader questions about the record-breaking fires in Brazil.
Longer Summer Stretches of Drought, Extreme Heat and Flooding Expected in a Warming World, Study Says
The changes could affect health, agriculture and ecosystems, the study suggests.
Artificial and modified organisms could become essential tools to fight climate change, clean up pollution, protect biodiversity, and more.
In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.
Representatives from Vietnamese government agencies and farmers’ groups came together at a recent workshop to discuss how to improve access to climate information for more effective decision making.
A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
Thousands of Guatemalan farmers will now have access to state-of-the-art forecasts and other climate information to help them increase crop yields and earn more.