Current practices are not making use of the best available scientific knowledge to guide real-world decision making.
State of the Planet - Page 3 of 435 - News from the Earth Institute
Over 800 students met with 79 recruiters at the 16th annual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair for job opportunities and internships.
It is time for states to change their laws so that fringe religious objections do not get in the way of protecting the safety of children and people with compromised immune systems.
This installment takes you into the world of population modeling at CIESIN, where data rules supreme.
This year’s theme encourages students to explore the relationship between human beings and water through various art forms.
The Antarctic field team returns to humanity, showers, and hot breakfasts.
A million years ago, a longtime pattern of alternating glaciations and warm periods dramatically changed, when ice ages suddenly became longer and more intense. Scientists have long suspected that this was connected to the slowdown of a key Atlantic Ocean current system that today once again is slowing. A new study of sediments from the Atlantic bottom directly links this slowdown with a massive buildup of carbon dragged from the air into the abyss.
The use of fossil fuels will only be reduced by something that is as cheap, convenient and reliable. Fortunately for the planet, renewable energy is poised to drive fossil fuels from the market.
A team of scientists working in Antarctica faces a host of new challenges.
Anthropologists are working with Fulani community leaders to promote knowledge-sharing between herders and climate scientists.