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Coronavirus: Expert Resources for Journalists

Earth Institute experts in public health and disaster response are publishing leading-edge findings and advising governments on the coronavirus pandemic. Researchers are also examining the local and global fallout for environment, climate, energy and health systems, philanthropy, culture and education.

by |March 27, 2020

What Can We Learn From Covid-19 to Help With Climate Change?

Three Earth Institute experts weigh in.

by |March 26, 2020

The Shutdown Is Clearing New York’s Air. Don’t Cheer Too Hard.

Researchers are measuring severe drops in pollutants at the ground level, but warn that the benefits will be short-lived unless we take away some longer-term lessons.

by |March 25, 2020
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What Coronavirus and Climate Change Have in Common

Both crises start with experts issuing warnings about big invisible monsters and end with catastrophic consequences that are nearly unstoppable by the time they can be seen and felt.

by Elva Bennett |March 25, 2020
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The Role of Philanthropy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In an effective democratic society, philanthropy should complement and expand on government action and resources.

by |March 24, 2020

Living In and Learning From the Corona Crisis

We need to overcome divisions and come together in a single human community to combat a threat that disregards national boundaries.

by |March 23, 2020
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How to Stay Sane While Social Distancing

The coronavirus pandemic is changing everything about how we live, work, and interact with each other. Here’s how to cope.

by |March 19, 2020
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The Impact of Coronavirus and the Oil Price War on Latin America

The region is highly vulnerable to these twin shocks.

by Mauricio Cárdenas |March 18, 2020
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How to Take Action to Protect American Families and Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

School and business closures are necessary to protect our communities, but they will cause economic pain for many.

by Tara Stafford Ocansey |March 17, 2020
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How Coronavirus Is Affecting Communities in Glacier Regions

GlacierHub is tracking the spread of COVID-19 in glacier regions as an increasing number of people have become infected.

by Peter Deneen at GlacierHub |March 17, 2020