This is an opportunity to reengineer and reimagine the way toxic materials are managed.
Natural Disasters Archives - State of the Planet
We need to understand and empathize with our neighbors in need in order to build open, creative, generous and diverse communities.
Scientists at Columbia’s Earth Institute are using simulations to test how well different methods protect coastal areas from hurricanes and sea level rise.
By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
Experts from around the Earth Institute weigh in on some of the biggest questions about Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
New research reveals that nearly half of U.S. states do not have requirements for sellers to disclose a property’s history of flood damages to a homebuyer.
In a new study, researchers report that their physics-based model of California earthquake hazards replicated estimates from the state’s leading statistical model.
A project that anticipates how people will move in response to environmental changes could help to bolster social and humanitarian support for countries in crisis.
In Israel and Palestine, wildfires offer an exemplary case study of the potential of environment management as a lever for cooperation, or as a driver of conflict among communities sharing common resources.