Researchers and businesses are finding innovative ways to use carbon dioxide captured from power plants or the air.
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Years before Alex Halliday joined Columbia University’s Earth Institute as its director, he was changing the field of geochemistry.
The rhetoric around vaccination is generally black and white: vaccines are good or vaccines are bad. But now more than ever, it’s important to find ways to communicate across the divide.
While the flooding may not have inundated your house, you could still feel its effects in the form of more volatile food prices.
An Earth Institute staffer gives advice on alternative trash bag options and how reduce your need for trash bags altogether.
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.
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.