A new textbook edited and written by researchers across Columbia gives the health community a primer on why, when and how climate information can and should be incorporated into health research, policy and practice.
International Research Institute for Climate and Society Archives - State of the Planet
Scientists and staff within the Earth Institute share some of the ways they’re shrinking their carbon footprints.
Experts from around the Earth Institute weigh in on some of the biggest questions about Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward.
Madeleine Thomson, a senior research scientist at IRI and a senior research scholar at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, is a co-editor of PLOS Medicine‘s special issue on Climate Change and Health. Articles in the issue cover climate-related impacts, adaptation and mitigation.
The Paraguay River is an essential lifeblood for the landlocked country that shares it name, but it can also be the source of deadly and costly floods. Now scientists are one step closer to predicting the likelihood for heavy rain weeks ahead of time.
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Columbia’s Center for Climate Systems Research is building a network analysis program that can pinpoint trouble spots in the global food trade system.
Rainfall predictions out to three weeks suggest the nation may get some relief from downpours that are hindering response and rebuilding.