2008 News Archive

December 19, 2008

Abrupt Climate Shifts May Come Sooner, Not Later

December 12, 2008

Earth Institute at the American Geophysical Union

November 19, 2008

Geophysicist Wins 'Women of Discovery' Award

November 18, 2008

Carbon Dioxide Already in Danger Zone, Warns Study

November 06, 2008

Rocks Could Be Harnessed to Sponge Vast Amounts of Carbon Dioxide from Air, Say Researchers

October 22, 2008

Google Grant to Researchers Aims at Climate-Connected Disease

October 21, 2008

Explorers to Probe Hidden Antarctic Mountains

October 16, 2008

Geologist Who Linked Cosmic Strike to Dinosaurs' Extinction Takes Top Prize

October 10, 2008

New Master's Programs Will Train Sustainable Development Leaders

October 10, 2008

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Inducts Millennium Villages Director Pedro Sanchez Among 228th Class

October 07, 2008

Urban Earthquakes, Nuclear Bombs and 9/11

October 01, 2008

Protecting African Farmers from Climate Extremes

September 19, 2008

Investor's Guide Aims to Open West African Nation

September 12, 2008

Curbing Coal Emissions Alone Might Avert Climate Danger, Say Researchers

September 10, 2008

Financier Bill Gross Selling More of His Celebrated Stamp Collection for Millennium Villages

September 08, 2008

Top Science Award Goes To Climate Researcher Wallace Broecker

September 03, 2008

Look At Glaciers Past Suggests Greenland Melting Could Rapidly Heighten Sea Level

August 21, 2008

Earthquakes May Endanger New York More Than Thought, Says Study

August 14, 2008

Tides Foundation Awards $1.9 million Matching Challenge Gift to the Earth Institute to Promote Sustainable Urban Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

August 14, 2008

New York Launches Survival Strategy For Climate Change

July 24, 2008

Is the Hudson Swimmable? New Program Aims to Test the Waters

July 23, 2008

Amazon Outflow is Found to Power Ocean Capture of Carbon Dioxide

July 14, 2008

Undersea Volcanic Rocks May Offer Vast Repository for Greenhouse Gas

July 02, 2008

Climate Change May Challenge National Security, Classified Report Warns

June 18, 2008

Rare Stamps Auctioned for $1.6 million for Projects in Africa by PIMCO’s Bill Gross

May 14, 2008

Warming Climate is Changing Life on Global Scale

May 12, 2008

The Earth Institute Site Named Best Education Site for the 12th Annual Webby Awards

May 05, 2008

Climate Modelers See Modern Echo in ‘30s Dust Bowl

May 01, 2008

Southern Flavor in the Arctic

April 29, 2008

Columbia University and Vale Launch Center on Sustainable International Investment

April 25, 2008

Global Food Crisis Golden Opportunity for African Farmers

April 07, 2008

Scientists and Low-Income City Schools to Link in Field Studies

March 12, 2008

Climate Change Will Hit Transport Systems Hard, Says Government Panel

March 06, 2008

New Yorkers Fear Impacts of Climate Change, And Want to Act

February 28, 2008

New Seafloor Cores Show Tight Bond Between Dust And Past Climates

February 22, 2008

Voyage To Southern Ocean Aims To Understand Air-Sea Fluxes Of Greenhouse Gases

February 20, 2008

Scientists Make First Map Of Emerging Disease Hotspots

January 29, 2008

India Honors Earth Institute Economist Nirupam Bajpai for Development Work

January 29, 2008

New 'Global Classroom' on Sustainable Development

January 23, 2008

Global Environmental Scorecard Gives U.S. Low Rank

January 22, 2008

PepsiCo Foundation announces major new grant to the Earth Institute at Columbia University to promote global water sustainability

January 16, 2008

2007 Was Tied as Earth's Second-Warmest Year

January 10, 2008

Quakes Under Pacific Floor Reveal Unexpected Circulatory System