State of the Planet

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  • Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    The Earth Institute is grateful to its many partners for their important role in the effort to develop the science and solutions necessary for sustainable development. Please visit the interactive digital 2013 Annual Report to read more about how we are forging partnerships across disciplines and sectors to advance the global effort to guide our…

  • Training for Best Sustainable Practices in Extractive Industries

    Training for Best Sustainable Practices in Extractive Industries

    Large investments in extractive industries such as oil, gas and mining have the potential to be a springboard for development, but these investments often have been a source of corruption, social degradation, resource dependency and environmental catastrophe. How can resource-rich countries faced with this double-edged sword make informed decisions about how to effectively leverage these…

  • Eni Joins the Earth Institute’s Corporate Circle as a Strategic Partner

    Eni Joins the Earth Institute’s Corporate Circle as a Strategic Partner

    Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni and Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs announced that the two partners would work together on key projects promoting sustainable development in Africa. The announcement was made at this year’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in the presence of Georg Kell, the Global Compact’s executive director. The collaboration is part of the…

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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

  • Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    Science and Solutions for Sustainable Development: 2013 Annual Report

    The Earth Institute is grateful to its many partners for their important role in the effort to develop the science and solutions necessary for sustainable development. Please visit the interactive digital 2013 Annual Report to read more about how we are forging partnerships across disciplines and sectors to advance the global effort to guide our…

  • Training for Best Sustainable Practices in Extractive Industries

    Training for Best Sustainable Practices in Extractive Industries

    Large investments in extractive industries such as oil, gas and mining have the potential to be a springboard for development, but these investments often have been a source of corruption, social degradation, resource dependency and environmental catastrophe. How can resource-rich countries faced with this double-edged sword make informed decisions about how to effectively leverage these…

  • Eni Joins the Earth Institute’s Corporate Circle as a Strategic Partner

    Eni Joins the Earth Institute’s Corporate Circle as a Strategic Partner

    Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni and Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs announced that the two partners would work together on key projects promoting sustainable development in Africa. The announcement was made at this year’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in the presence of Georg Kell, the Global Compact’s executive director. The collaboration is part of the…