A new study finds that investments to establish new oil palm or tree plantations seem to consistently have higher rates of forest loss than other types of activities, such as mining and logging.
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Research by Center for Climate and Life Fellow Pierre Dutrieux will lead to greater understanding of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s future stability and associated sea level rise.
Black communities and organizations receive blatantly low philanthropic funding. To fix this, foundations must examine their values and the populations they serve.
The guide calls for a significant up-scaling of testing to determine when people can return to work safely, and says that businesses will have to fundamentally change how they do things.
The Youth, Peace, and Security program shares lessons from working with youth leaders in Medellin, Colombia, to foster peace in communities afflicted by violence.
Her research as a Ph.D. student at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has yielded important information for air quality control efforts.
In a new study, researchers propose a mechanism for how mega-canyons under northern Greenland’s ice sheet formed: from a series of catastrophic outburst floods that suddenly and repeatedly drained lakes of meltwater.
A new tool provides data that can help identify populations most at risk from coronavirus, around the world and down to the U.S. county level.
Estimates say the city releases about 50 million tons of carbon a year, but no one has actually measured it. A new project is trying to change that.
Rapid development in flood-prone zones during recent decades helped boost the amount of property exposed to the 2018 hurricane substantially, a new study says.