Earth Institute researchers are in the field studying the dynamics of the planet on every continent and every ocean. Here is a list of projects.
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In one of her projects, the environmental economist will quantify how air pollution from gas flaring affects human health and cognitive development in children.
A new study looks at the links between religion and attitudes toward the environment.
How to set carbon prices that are consistent with goals of both climate experts and economists.
A new approach to carbon pricing avoids the pitfalls of calculating the social costs of carbon.
Cayte is an explorer, an environmental journalist and conservationist, and a student in Columbia’s Sustainability Management masters program.
Herman E. Daly examines possible paths to less fragile global systems with Kate Raworth, whose “doughnut economics” model aims to build economic policies and metrics that put thriving ahead of growing.
Using old tree rings and archival documents, historians and climate scientists have detailed an extreme cold period in Scotland in the 1690s that caused immense suffering. It may have lessons for Brexit-era politics.
Intern Dorothee Grant is using daytime and nighttime lights satellite data to help map urban areas at large spatial scales.