Earth Institute Staff Directory

Sarah Fecht

Content Manager , Communications , The Earth Institute

BIOGRAPHY: Sarah Fecht writes and edits for the State of the Planet blog. She has previously worked as a freelance science journalist and an editor at Popular Science.


Sep 21, 2020

Take Our 2020 Climate Week Quiz

Test your knowledge of the latest climate news.

Sep 16, 2020

Seismic Monitoring May Improve Early Warnings for Glacial Lake Outburst Floods

A new study finds that real-time monitoring of ground motion could have detected a sudden and catastrophic flood in Bhutan five hours before it destroyed a village.

Sep 01, 2020

New Project Will Analyze Clouds to Make Future Climate Less Nebulous

Understanding how clouds respond to climate change will be essential for predicting how much hotter the planet could get.

Aug 24, 2020

New Tools Track Action on Climate Laws in New York State and NYC

The trackers will help to hold officials accountable for meeting important climate deadlines.

Jul 30, 2020

When and How Should Schools Reopen?

It’s one of the most complicated, difficult questions of the pandemic, and there are many ways to answer it, according to Earth Institute experts.

Jul 29, 2020

8 Surprising Facts About Marie Tharp, Mapmaker Extraordinaire

Maybe you already know that she created some of the first maps of the ocean floor and helped discover plate tectonics. Here are some lesser-known facts about this history-making cartographer.