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  • From the Containment Lab to the Developing World

    From the Containment Lab to the Developing World

    Yanis Ben Amor, executive director of the Center for Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute, uses his background in molecular biology to fight for health care access and education in Africa and South Asia.

  • The Ebola Crisis: What It Means for West Africa and the World

    The Ebola Crisis: What It Means for West Africa and the World

    “The Ebola epidemic … should be viewed akin to a world war whose outcome matters crucially for all of us,” said Dr. Ranu Dhillon; he and other health experts will speak at a forum on Ebola at Columbia University Monday.

  • Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Locally based community health workers, who bring vital primary health care to underserved populations across sub-Saharan Africa, will join the battle against the deadly Ebola virus through a partnership between the government of Guinea and The Earth Institute.

  • How Climate Change Is Exacerbating the Spread of Disease

    How Climate Change Is Exacerbating the Spread of Disease

    Contagious diseases are on the rise as a result of climate change and other rapid environmental and social changes. A number of climate-sensitive diseases are expected to worsen with higher temperatures and more extreme weather.

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • From the Containment Lab to the Developing World

    From the Containment Lab to the Developing World

    Yanis Ben Amor, executive director of the Center for Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute, uses his background in molecular biology to fight for health care access and education in Africa and South Asia.

  • The Ebola Crisis: What It Means for West Africa and the World

    The Ebola Crisis: What It Means for West Africa and the World

    “The Ebola epidemic … should be viewed akin to a world war whose outcome matters crucially for all of us,” said Dr. Ranu Dhillon; he and other health experts will speak at a forum on Ebola at Columbia University Monday.

  • Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Millennium Promise Team to Join Battle Against Ebola

    Locally based community health workers, who bring vital primary health care to underserved populations across sub-Saharan Africa, will join the battle against the deadly Ebola virus through a partnership between the government of Guinea and The Earth Institute.

  • How Climate Change Is Exacerbating the Spread of Disease

    How Climate Change Is Exacerbating the Spread of Disease

    Contagious diseases are on the rise as a result of climate change and other rapid environmental and social changes. A number of climate-sensitive diseases are expected to worsen with higher temperatures and more extreme weather.