Even a limited nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would cause unprecedented planet-wide food shortages lasting more than a decade.
India Archives - State of the Planet
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.
“It’s a code red day for ozone.” If you hear this on your local news, what does it mean? Are you at risk? Do you know what to do?
A forthcoming study of northern India suggests that people living in rural areas are as likely to die prematurely from the effects of poor air quality as those living in cities.
If a serious cyclone were to strike Mumbai, the results could be catastrophic, says a study underway at Columbia.
It is the black before dawn at the gate to the Kanha Tiger Reserve, in the highlands of central India. The still air carries a dank, penetrating chill. But it is hardly quiet. A buzzing line of tourists is forming at the ticket booth, peddlers are pouring steaming cups of tea. Groups of green-uniformed rangers chat… read more