Tokyo Olympics 2021: What Will Be the Lasting Impacts?

What are the long-term benefits of Olympic games to cities? Do these events tend to reduce inequities and expand opportunities, or do they exacerbate existing disparities?

MIT predicted in 1972 that society will collapse this century. New research shows we’re on schedule.

A 1972 MIT study predicted that rapid economic growth would lead to societal collapse in the mid 21st century. A new paper shows we’re unfortunately right on schedule.

Some In the Environmental Justice Movement Oppose A Carbon Tax. That’s A Problem For Democrats

Alliant Energy’s renewable energy use in Iowa jumps in 2020

The US Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago – it didn’t go well

Giant rare moonfish washes up on Oregon coast

Seaside Aquarium says colorful fish, which weighs more than 100lb, has caused ‘quite the stir’

Internship Opportunity: All Ivy Career Fair Outreach

The Earth Institute is seeking three interns to assist with outreach for the 2022 Virtual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair.

California considers ‘managed retreat’ from rising Pacific

State bill would set up fund to help cities buy endangered seaside properties and then rent them out until deemed uninhabitable.

As temperatures rise, ‘aliens’ threaten Nepal’s oldest park

Dealing with invasive plants and more extreme rainfall problems linked to climate change now costs Chitwan National Park 40% of its budget each year, managers say.

Britain’s Met Office Issues Its First-Ever Extreme Heat Warning

The warning system is new, an acknowledgment that climate change is warming a nation not known for balmy temperatures.