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.
New York City Archives - State of the Planet
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.
Recent research indicates that salt is accumulating in the environment and poses an emerging threat both to ecosystems and human health.
Pivoting from a career in high school science education, Sid Tulsiani hopes to engage with issues of climate change and energy.
Shared, dockless electric scooters have taken to the streets of cities across the U.S. Is New York City ground zero for the next e-scooter invasion?
New York’s food waste program is not perfect, but it is an excellent example of the steady progress that we are making to create a more sustainable city.
With his passion for energy and sustainability, Frank Reig, an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum, is working to make urban transit “fast, affordable and way more fun.”