Ladakh’s glaciers are retreating, causing floods and threatening livelihoods. But a recent study reveals that disaster risk reduction is often slow or absent due to its status as a conflict and military-tense zone.
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The EPA’s decision to lower fuel efficiency standards could affect more than just greenhouse gas emissions.
The MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Workshop requirements mirror real-world sustainability problem-solving.
Anti-regulatory ideology is an obstacle to the development of the technology needed to transition to environmental sustainability.
The Paraguay River is an essential lifeblood for the landlocked country that shares it name, but it can also be the source of deadly and costly floods. Now scientists are one step closer to predicting the likelihood for heavy rain weeks ahead of time.
The world is warming and our air conditioners are making it worse. Here are some less energy-intensive ways to survive the rising heat.
Ever wonder how thousands of scientists come together to author the world’s most authoritative report on climate change? A lead author brings us inside one working group.
A program brings young women of color from low-income high schools in the U.S. to Morocco to explore the intersections of race, gender, and environmental justice.
The changes currently proposed by Congress and the Trump administration are dangerous for biodiversity. Here’s what you need to know.
The American Geophysical Union honors the outstanding work of three scientists from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.