Center for Climate Systems Research Archives - Page 3 of 7 - State of the Planet

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Fall 2021 Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate students research assistant opportunities during the fall 2021 semester.

by |August 16, 2021
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Why International Women’s Day Is Still Relevant in 2021

Gender equality is an essential ingredient in building a fair and sustainable world. Today we’re publishing stories that honor the accomplishments of many of our women colleagues.

by |March 8, 2021

Export Curbs by Just a Few Nations Could Make Global Food Prices Skyrocket

A recent study shows that trade restrictions and stockpiling of supplies by just a few key countries during times of crisis could create global food price spikes and severe local and regional food shortages.

by |March 3, 2021
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New Video Merges Art and Climate Science

A research group that projects the effects of our changing climate on agriculture, cities, and ecosystems teamed up with an artist to provide a visual record of the extraordinary time we are living through.

by Cynthia Rosenzweig |February 26, 2021
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New U.N. Report Highlights Need to Step Up Climate Change Adaptation

Earth Institute scientists are among the lead authors on the report, which calls for increased financing for adaptation projects, especially nature-based solutions.

by |January 21, 2021
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Earth Networks Take Interdisciplinary Work to the Next Level

Working across the university, the Earth Networks will focus on climate mobility, environmental justice, habitable planets, and sustainable food systems.

by Sydney Williams |December 21, 2020
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How the Effects of COVID-19 Could Cause Food Insecurity Until 2050

A panel discussion at the meeting of the American Geophysical Union discussed how the pandemic and climate impacts are combining to disrupt the world food supply.

by |December 18, 2020
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Virtual Webshop Focuses on Food Systems, Shocks, and Actions

Between October 12 and 16, more than 1,000 people gathered online to discuss the challenges and opportunities for making our food system more resilient.

by Maria Dombrov |December 15, 2020

Researchers Strengthen Projections of Climate’s Impacts on Agriculture

Scenarios that exclude the effects of CO2 can finally be eliminated from climate change impact assessments, according to a new study.

by |December 13, 2020
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New Project Will Analyze Clouds to Make Future Climate Less Nebulous

Understanding how clouds respond to climate change will be essential for predicting how much hotter the planet could get.

by |September 1, 2020