A new report documents the social, environmental, economic, and health impacts of gold mining in Porgera, Papua New Guinea.
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A recent study is the first to show that pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions have directly affected the 20th century evolution of rainfall over a region.
A new study finds that coffee farmers could be better off financially if they used shade-growing practices for part of their production.
Newly analyzed drill cores taken from the bottom of Greece’s Gulf of Corinth show that sediment flow into the basin has varied dramatically over the past 500,000-plus years, as the earth passed in and out of ice ages, and humans later dominated the surrounding landscape.
Measurements of stable isotopes in tree rings may expand the climate information that scientists can get from old trees.
New developments in climate research led by atmospheric scientist Yutian Wu are adding to our understanding of the “polar vortex” and other extreme events.
A Columbia team is pioneering a machine learning-based imaging and sorting solution that would help to drastically reduce Africa’s tsetse population.
The students are using deep learning and neural networks to create an automated system that classifies plankton for large-scale oceanographic studies.
Research assistant Rachel Alter became a “pro-vaccine troll” so you don’t have to.
Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since modern record keeping began in the 1880s, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.