Geopolitical tensions between China and India at their disputed Himalayan border have ecological and social consequences for local peoples.
India Archives - State of the Planet
Major cyclone landfalls in this region are rare, but they could become more common and more dangerous under climate change.
By building resilience into our infrastructure and communities, we can reduce the damages from natural disasters and recover from shocks more easily.
Even a limited nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would cause unprecedented planet-wide food shortages lasting more than a decade.
Climate scientist Nachiketa Acharya uses medium-term forecasts to help Indian farmers with planning and decision-making.
A new study finds that diversifying India’s crops could provide better nutrition for 200 million undernourished people.
Typically only shallow wells have arsenic problems, but in an area of India and Bangladesh, deep wells are highly contaminated. Scientists are starting to learn why.
Over the past few years, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Development has been tackling sustainability issues through meaningful education on the environment.
After initial success, a pilot program from Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development is scaling up to reach 2,000 more children in 70 schools.