State of the Planet

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  • What Are the Hidden Co-Benefits of Green Infrastructure?

    What Are the Hidden Co-Benefits of Green Infrastructure?

    A new study compares how 14 types of green infrastructure contribute to 22 potential benefits for urban communities.

  • Genetic Modifications You May Not Know About

    Genetic Modifications You May Not Know About

    While much attention is focused on genetically modified foods, fewer people are aware that many other genetically modified organisms and cells are in development. Columbia University’s Shaheed Naeem and Matthew Palmer offer their perspectives.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • What Are the Hidden Co-Benefits of Green Infrastructure?

    What Are the Hidden Co-Benefits of Green Infrastructure?

    A new study compares how 14 types of green infrastructure contribute to 22 potential benefits for urban communities.

  • Genetic Modifications You May Not Know About

    Genetic Modifications You May Not Know About

    While much attention is focused on genetically modified foods, fewer people are aware that many other genetically modified organisms and cells are in development. Columbia University’s Shaheed Naeem and Matthew Palmer offer their perspectives.