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.
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The new initiative will explore the techniques that regular people use to de-escalate violence in their communities.
A new study looks at how these green spaces impact gardeners and their communities.
A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage can persist in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments than in the water of the Hudson River.
The award from City and State NY recognizes socially responsible executives, thought leaders, visionaries and influencers.
Shared, dockless electric scooters have taken to the streets of cities across the U.S. Is New York City ground zero for the next e-scooter invasion?
New study reveals surprising facts behind a shrinking wetland, and suggests remedies.
Having grown up poor, urbanist and Earth Institute faculty member Malo Hutson brings a unique perspective to his work with displaced and impoverished people.
Billions of people in thousands of cities around the world will soon be at risk from climate-related heat waves, droughts, flooding, food shortages and energy blackouts by mid-century, but many cities are already taking action to blunt such effects, says a new report from a consortium of international organizations.
Sunny California may be getting too sunny. Increasing summer temperatures brought on by a combination of intensifying urbanization and warming climate are driving off once-common morning cloud cover in southern coastal areas of the state, leading to increased risk of wildfires.