The coronavirus pandemic provides mandatory lessons in sustainability.
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Earth Institute experts in public health and disaster response are publishing leading-edge findings and advising governments on the coronavirus pandemic. Researchers are also examining the local and global fallout for environment, climate, energy and health systems, philanthropy, culture and education.
Researchers are measuring severe drops in pollutants at the ground level, but warn that the benefits will be short-lived unless we take away some longer-term lessons.
A new study looks at why the 2011 Tohoku tsunami off Japan was unexpectedly huge.
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Snapshots of how one neighborhood is reacting to the outbreak.
The surprising finding suggests that future hurricanes stoked by warming climate may be even more destructive to forests than scientists have already projected.
The PRISM project aims to harness large, multi-sectoral datasets in order to identify risk factors for catastrophic events.
Communicating science is tough and we thought asking all our guests to come up with a haiku describing their work might be a good place to start, because who doesn’t like a good haiku?
It’s not clear what might place climate adaptation on our national agenda, but it’s less costly to anticipate and avoid disaster than recover from it.