When drainage infrastructure isn’t maintained, even modest rainfall events can cause dangerous flooding.
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Compared to landfilling, waste-to-energy plants reduce carbon emissions and conserve land. China provides a good example of how waste-to-energy can be expanded.
These students are serious about Earth Day, and doing their part to protect the environment. They are committed to thinking and acting more sustainably.
A look at historical trends shows that extreme cold spells are relatively common during Texas winters. Maybe it’s time to start designing for it.
Climate change is making drylands drier, but scientists have identified a natural process that helps to ease the loss of surface water in arid areas.
New research suggests that trees may handle predicted drier conditions better than current models suggest.
Apartment-level electricity use has increased under New York’s stay-at-home order. It could make matters worse for households already struggling economically.
In your Oscar speech, don’t just preach sustainability — wear it.
Researchers within the Earth Institute are working to decarbonize New York City’s heat and hot water.
In a variety of talks and panels, experts gathered on campus to discuss ideas and technologies that can help us overcome the planet’s biggest environmental challenge.