Scientists at Columbia’s Earth Institute are using simulations to test how well different methods protect coastal areas from hurricanes and sea level rise.
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By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
Experts from around the Earth Institute weigh in on some of the biggest questions about Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward.
In response to guidance from Earth Institute researchers, the largest mining companies in Guinea have committed to sharing sustainability best practices.
Putting the lights back on in Puerto Rico was the most challenging mission of his career, says Carlos Torres in a new episode of the Columbia Energy Exchange podcast.
Student Spotlight: Understanding Science to Support Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Policy
Elaine R. Angeles is pursuing an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy to bring science and policy-making together in developing countries.
Earth Institute researchers have helped to develop two guides that inform communities on how to protect their lands and rights against abusive investors.
Our research team’s goal is to accelerate the development of more environmentally sensitive methods of organizational management.