Columbia researchers are working with the MTA to develop machine learning and traffic models to optimize traffic flow during pandemics.
pandemics Archives - State of the Planet
As the world moves forward with cautious optimism, it is critical to evaluate how we can be better equipped to face a new variant in the future, or a new pandemic entirely.
The director of the Pandemic Resource and Response Initiative discusses how inequality, politics and misinformation worsened COVID’s impact in communities across the U.S.
Columbia Climate School’s Jeffrey Schlegelmilch spoke to members of Congress about how better preparedness before disasters strike can save money and lives.
A recent webinar discussed a critical yet often overlooked strategy for pandemic mitigation: securing the rights of Indigenous forest guardians.
A global community, including the Earth Institute’s Initiative on Communication and Sustainability, is working hard to make information and connectivity matter a little more each day.
A new book argues that humanity can stave off catastrophe by observing how natural systems have evolved simple strategies to assure their survival.
To protect ourselves from future pandemics, we must rethink humanity’s relationship with nature.
A Q&A with Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, author of a new book on potential future calamities, and how they may play off one another.
Although emissions temporarily dipped due to coronavirus, the numbers are bouncing back quickly as economies reopen.