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A project that anticipates how people will move in response to environmental changes could help to bolster social and humanitarian support for countries in crisis.
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 President’s Global Innovation Fund will provide grants to four Earth Institute research projects.
At a recent event, Earth Institute experts discussed the social, political, and economic challenges of climate migration.
Some towns and cities can get soaked even when the skies are dry—and these so-called sunny day floods are on the rise thanks to climate change.
Students from the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program at SIPA have produced a podcast called “Greener on the Other Side,” on sustainability, climate change, and the environment.
They’re rare but can be dangerous, as demonstrated by Medicane Numa’s destruction in Greece last week.
Tightly packed sediments help the Cascadia Subduction Zone generate large earthquakes, and could boost its ability to trigger a large tsunami.