Nicholas Stern is optimistic that we can create a zero-carbon world economy in the coming decades. What he’s worried about is whether we will, he said in a recent talk.
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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.
Anthropologists are working with Fulani community leaders to promote knowledge-sharing between herders and climate scientists.
Equipped with a field testing kit originally developed within Columbia’s Earth Institute, the “Lead-Free Kids Peru” project has tested hundreds of soil samples for the toxic metal — and dug up some startling results in the process.
Midwestern floods, Western forest fires, and coastal hurricanes are creating a call for climate resilient infrastructure. The Green New Deal is a way to respond to that demand.
Data Visualization: World Happiness Trends
Could the number of women in a nation’s government have an impact on its happiness? Can air quality effect the mood of a population? Do trains make people happier? Explore World Happiness Report data and trends that might also contribute to a country’s overall well-being.
A new report documents the social, environmental, economic, and health impacts of gold mining in Porgera, Papua New Guinea.
From polar bears to budget cuts, a climate reporter’s job is never easy. But for some, it’s worth the struggle.
Scientists are developing a geologic record of how other planets have influenced the orbit of Earth, and thus its climate, over the last 200 million-plus years.