Scientist Ben Orlove discusses why it’s important to bring an anthropological dimension to the science of climate change and glacial retreat.
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A new study challenges the assumption that communities have to believe in climate change before they can take action.
Starting this month, scientists aim to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current’s past dynamics by drilling into the seabed in some of the planet’s remotest marine regions.
Some solutions are over 100 times cheaper than others, costing as little as $1 per person.
A Columbia Water Center staffer answers questions about salinization and water pollution.
While the flooding may not have inundated your house, you could still feel its effects in the form of more volatile food prices.
In an unusual new study, scientists say they have detected a growing fingerprint of human-driven global warming on global drought conditions starting as far back as 1900.
A new book, the second in a series of primers with the Earth Institute imprint, provides an interdisciplinary overview drought, bringing together many fields including climate science, hydrology and ecology.
An Earth Institute oceanographer answers this deep question from a reader as part of our Earth Month Q&A on Instagram.
This year’s theme encourages students to explore the relationship between human beings and water through various art forms.