At the Columbia Water Center, she has worked to promote equal access to clean water, reduce risks to disadvantaged populations, and protect the environment.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
Scientists studying leaves from a forest that stood during a warm period 23 million years ago have for the first time linked high levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide with increased plant growth, as well with the high temperatures of the time.
With less pollution entering the air, our waterways are getting cleaner. Whether or not they stay that way is up to us.
What happened in Michigan shines a light on our aging and failing infrastructure. The question remains, will we do something now to fix it?
Industrial farming in the temperate climates has been seen as the main cause of nitrogen pollution, but tropical agriculture emissions are catching up.
The three projects are among the top contenders in the 100&Change competition, selected from 755 proposals.
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.
The final Speaker Series talk of the semester detailed how NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection manages the city’s various water resources, ranging from drinking water to wastewater.
Typically only shallow wells have arsenic problems, but in an area of India and Bangladesh, deep wells are highly contaminated. Scientists are starting to learn why.
The visit revealed how collaborative efforts help to ensure the city receives high quality water with low treatment costs, while providing local jobs.