While the plastic bag ban can be good for the environment, the policies need to be carefully considered to ensure its effectiveness.
New York City Archives - State of the Planet
A show on campus investigates how trees have been used as pawns in human schemes in and around New York City.
The New York City Panel on Climate Change reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent, longer lasting and more intense. How is the city dealing with the impacts of climate change?
There is little question that parks are a resource worthy of investment and that the investment pays off.
Over 800 students met with 79 recruiters at the 16th annual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair for job opportunities and internships.
One morning, a tiny snowman appears, seated on a bench near the corner of 112th Street and Broadway in New York City. Let’s take a picture every time we go by. Maybe we will learn something.
This deal might not be good, but it’s necessary.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards and other dynamics of the planet. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order for the coming year and beyond.
As the capital and environmental costs of road salt continue to mount, has the time come to ask whether we’re putting too much of it on our streets?
A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage can persist in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments than in the water of the Hudson River.