Ultimately, sustainable food production is a tradeoff between optimizing yield and minimizing environmental degradation.
Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
Earth Institute researchers are in the field studying the dynamics of the planet on every continent and every ocean. Here is a list of projects.
Diversity is key to resilience, says new study.
Sorting out the factors that drive migration can help countries to plan ahead and provide support systems.
Warming temperatures create two major drying trends, jeopardizing corn and soybean crops.
In a recent forum, researchers explained how Columbia Global Centers helped them appreciate the different priorities and approaches of other countries in regards to the climate crisis.
Climate scientist Nachiketa Acharya uses medium-term forecasts to help Indian farmers with planning and decision-making.
Scientists have identified systematic meanders in the northern jet stream that cause simultaneous crop-damaging heat waves in widely separated regions—a previously unknown threat to global food production that could worsen with warming.
A new study finds that diversifying India’s crops could provide better nutrition for 200 million undernourished people.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held in June 2020.