Having grown up poor, urbanist and Earth Institute faculty member Malo Hutson brings a unique perspective to his work with displaced and impoverished people.
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Dr. David Maurrasse, adjunct research scholar at the Earth Institute, is seeking an intern to assist with qualitative research. Graduate and undergraduate students at Columbia and Barnard are welcome to apply.
Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy has analyzed how the proposal would affect the U.S. economy and emissions, as well as low-income households.
Researchers from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory are exploring how volcanic inputs are influencing ocean health in Hawaii.
Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: How Satellite Imagery is Improving Agriculture in Developing Countries
A partnership between two research institutes is helping to promote sustainable land-use practices in African nations.
New report finds that a moderate carbon tax could dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions, with only minor effects on the economy.
Replacing some rice with less thirsty crops could help to sustainably feed a rapidly growing population.
Columbia’s Center for Climate Systems Research is building a network analysis program that can pinpoint trouble spots in the global food trade system.
Scientists have long determined what extinct animals ate by analyzing carbon isotopes locked inside their fossil teeth. But a new study shows that in many cases, they may be plugging the wrong numbers into their equations. The findings may change some views of how mammals, including us, evolved.
Past warm periods indicate that even the Paris Agreement’s limits on global warming could have catastrophic consequences over the long-term.