Jonathan Patz in auditorium with giant curved screen

Patz Presents on Planetary Health

"Treatment for Today's Climate Emergency Can Save Way More Lives Than We Ever Imagined"

cows in Brazil

Cattle Laundering in Brazilian Amazon

Gibbs Lab finds that hard-to-monitor cattle trade sparks increased burning of forest.

Health Costs of Climate Change map

Health Costs of Climate Change

U.S. climate-related events in 2012 cause over $10 billion in health-related costs.

Nemet Book Cover photo - sunset and solar panels

How Solar Energy Became Cheap

Greg Nemet's new book tells the story of solar: the long road to economic viability and the lessons learned that could speed the progress of other low-carbon technology.

Latest News

August 06, 2020
2010 Global Soil and Biomass Carbon Maps Available
Data published in Nature Scientific Data by Seth Spawn, Clare Sullivan, Tyler Lark and Holly Gibbs are now available through Google Earth Engine
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August 03, 2020
A triple threat COVID-19, climate change and eviction
Opinion piece by Prof. Jonathan Patz appears in Isthmus.
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Latest Publications

2020 · Nature Scientific Data
Harmonized global maps of above and below ground biomass carbon density in the year 2010
AUTHOR(S): Spawn, S.A., C.C. Sullivan, T.J. Lark, and H.K. Gibbs

2020 · Science
The rotten apples of Brazil's agribusiness
AUTHOR(S): Rajão, R., B. Soares-Filho, F. Nunes, J. Börner, L. Machado, D. Assis, A. Oliveira, L. Pinto, V. Ribeiro, L. Rausch, H. Gibbs, D. Figueira

2020 · Philosophical Transactions B
Mapping co-benefits for carbon storage and biodiversity to inform conservation policy and action
AUTHOR(S): Soto-Navarro, C., C. Ravilious, A. Arnell, X. de Lamo, M. Harfoot , S. L. L. Hill, O. R. Wearn, M. Santoro, A. Bouvet, S. Mermoz, T. Le Toan, J. Xia, S. Liu, W. Yuan, S. A. Spawn, H. K. Gibbs, S. Ferrier, T. Harwood, R. Alkemade, A. M. Schipper, G. Schmidt-Traub, B. Strassburg, L. Miles, N. D. Burgess and V. Kapos