Three out of five parents reported that their child had experienced physical health symptoms, and nearly one third reported that their child had mental health issues.
disaster preparedness Archives - State of the Planet
A Q&A with Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, author of a new book on potential future calamities, and how they may play off one another.
Communicating science is tough and we thought asking all our guests to come up with a haiku describing their work might be a good place to start, because who doesn’t like a good haiku?
We have reason to question the competence and readiness of the federal government after over two years of amateurish, chaotic and dominantly political presidential leadership.
A recent study finds that you don’t need to be an expert to gather information that aids disaster prediction and response.
If disaster strikes while you’re at work, where will your children be taken? How can you ensure your children are protected?
A new study looks at the mental biases that prevent people from taking adequate safety measures when a hurricane is on the way.
Students from the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program at SIPA have produced a podcast called “Greener on the Other Side,” on sustainability, climate change, and the environment.
New York, New Orleans, Charlottetown and Everywhere Else
The disaster in New Orleans was almost uniquely awful in modern American history. But even if Katrina isn’t likely to happen everywhere, something can happen almost anywhere—including, we now know, New York. And further to the north and east.