State of the Planet

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  • Video: Climate and Public Health

    Video: Climate and Public Health

    Climate and public-health communities are learning to speak each other’s language to improve decision making. Watch our short video to learn more.

  • A Sustainable Future for Haiti

    The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck southern Haiti on January 12 caused massive destruction to human life and infrastructure—as many as 3 million people have been affected. The Earth Institute’s Haiti Policy Advisor, Tatiana Wah, who was in the country at the time of the earthquake, works with the Haitian government to develop, analyze, implement…

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Video: Climate and Public Health

    Video: Climate and Public Health

    Climate and public-health communities are learning to speak each other’s language to improve decision making. Watch our short video to learn more.

  • A Sustainable Future for Haiti

    The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck southern Haiti on January 12 caused massive destruction to human life and infrastructure—as many as 3 million people have been affected. The Earth Institute’s Haiti Policy Advisor, Tatiana Wah, who was in the country at the time of the earthquake, works with the Haitian government to develop, analyze, implement…