New study challenges many climate scientists’ expectations that plants will make much of the world wetter in the future.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
With help from local tv station Univision 41, Earth Institute scientists tested how well Newark’s lead filters are working. The results support new findings from city officials.
Climate change disrupts the water cycle in ways that could profoundly alter how we live our lives.
A climate scientist answers readers’ questions about an initiative that would plant a vast wall of trees to combat the effects of climate change.
Saving the Dead Sea will require political will, changes in industry best practices, and coordinated restoration efforts in a region that is notorious for its lack of cooperation.
Longer Summer Stretches of Drought, Extreme Heat and Flooding Expected in a Warming World, Study Says
The changes could affect health, agriculture and ecosystems, the study suggests.
A new project from the Center for Sustainable Development and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will use education interventions to try to curb fluorosis, caused by high fluoride levels in drinking water, in Alirajpur, India.
We replaced the GPS at Khulna University, then met some colleagues in Barisal. We continued to Khepupara and the beach at Kuakata for more installations. The beach on the Bay of Bengal is fresh water in the summer due to the enormous water discharge at the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta.
Scientist Ben Orlove discusses why it’s important to bring an anthropological dimension to the science of climate change and glacial retreat.
A new study challenges the assumption that communities have to believe in climate change before they can take action.