A guide to some of the most provocative and groundbreaking talks at the world’s largest gathering of earth and space scientists.
Mailman School of Public Health Archives - State of the Planet
A number of representatives from the Columbia Climate School will be attending the global climate summit in Egypt. Here’s what they’ll be up to, and what they hope to achieve.
Professor Peter Muennig discusses the state of New York City’s streets, and what could be done to make them safer.
An epidemiology student and pediatric dentist who works with marginalized communities, Suliman wants policymakers to understand the importance of oral health and prioritize it.
A new paper cites dozens of studies on how fossil fuel combustion harms kids’ physical and mental health.
Though often underestimated, extreme heat is the leading weather-related killer in the U.S.
The beneficial effects of rising CO2 for plants disappear under flooding, a 33-year field experiment reveals.
A new study adds to the evidence that structural racism in federal policy is linked to the disproportionate siting of oil and gas wells in marginalized neighborhoods.
Climate change is an ongoing threat to human health and environments—including food and water sources around the world—and the world is running out of time to change course, the report concludes.
A landmark study reveals the potential deadly cost of climate-related disasters to injuries, infectious and parasitic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and other disorders.