Because of the intertwined crises of poverty and environmental stress, the future is bleak for coffee farmers in many countries — but it doesn’t have to be this way.
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Jaishree Beedasy delves into how disasters disproportionately affect the most vulnerable groups in society, particularly children, and how to help them recover.
Working closely with Vieques residents, graduate students designed solutions to help the tiny island recover after Hurricane Maria and weather future storms. Their proposals are published in a new report.
Detailed population data from the project is helping to protect against disease and plan for new schools in low- and middle-income countries. It may also enhance food security and disaster response.
The center focuses on developing better batteries as well as other energy storage options, which are key to a future fueled by renewable energy.
With help from local tv station Univision 41, Earth Institute scientists tested how well Newark’s lead filters are working. The results support new findings from city officials.
An event this week will celebrate a partnership that has helped to make farmers and food systems more climate-resilient, and will discuss what comes next.
In the two years since Hurricane Maria, the Urban Design Lab has been working with the small island community to design resilient homes, community centers, and sustainable infrastructure.
A team of researchers taught social science students to test for high fluoride levels in their own villages, and experimented with creative ways to get the word out about the dangers of fluorosis.
The Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative is pushing back against local laws that block progress on solar and wind projects.