She’s finding new ways collect and share data in rapidly growing cities — and the results will help to build a healthier future for the entire planet.
Urbanization Archives - State of the Planet
A show on campus investigates how trees have been used as pawns in human schemes in and around New York City.
This installment takes you into the world of population modeling at CIESIN, where data rules supreme.
Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.
A project from the Urban Design Lab combines mapping techniques with Twitter-usage data to gain a real-time understanding of how people occupy public space.
One morning, a tiny snowman appears, seated on a bench near the corner of 112th Street and Broadway in New York City. Let’s take a picture every time we go by. Maybe we will learn something.
High-resolution data on impervious surfaces and urban extents can shed new light on patterns of urban and rural development.
At a Town Hall with students, the alum and former congressman stressed the importance of storytelling and bipartisan cooperation to develop climate solutions.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards and other dynamics of the planet. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order for the coming year and beyond.
The new initiative will explore the techniques that regular people use to de-escalate violence in their communities.