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Participants in Students on Ice listen to scientist Maureen Raymo (top left) discuss climate change at the foot of Greenland’s Illissaat Icefjord. (Image: Martin Lipman/Students on Ice)

2015 Indonesia Fires Killed 100,000 People, Says Study

Ben Holtzman and the Seismic Sound Lab take viewers on an entirely new sensory experience to see, hear and feel earthquakes from a vantage point inside the planet. Their SeismoDome show returns to Hayden Planetarium on Nov. 19, 2016, with a preview at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open House on Oct. 8.

Listening to Earthquakes – from Inside the Earth

Lamont scientist Ben Holtzman and the Seismic Sound Lab take viewers on an entirely new sensory experience to see, hear and feel earthquakes from inside the planet.

by |September 23, 2016
Retired Rear Admiral David Titley described the potential effects of climate on geopolitics.

An Admiral Assesses Climate Change

Columbia University’s Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate hosted its biggest seminar to date. David Titley presented a talk entitled Climate Risk and National Security: People not Polar Bears. Titley, a retired U.S. rear admiral and now a professor of meteorology at Pennsylvania State University, brought humor to a serious topic and how it affects people and geopolitics.

by |September 23, 2016
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A Right to Fossil Fuels? Pressure Mounts for Developing Countries to Leave Them in the Ground

On November 2-3, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) will host the eleventh annual Columbia International Investment Conference, entitled “Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources: From Consensus to Action.” The Conference, taking place one week before COP22, will offer a high-level opportunity to explore the complex challenges of the Paris Agreement in… read more

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Land, Resource Investments, and Climate Change: 3 Key Takeaways

On November 2-3, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) will host the eleventh annual Columbia International Investment Conference, entitled “Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources: From Consensus to Action.” The Conference, taking place one week before COP22, will offer a high-level opportunity to explore the complex challenges of the Paris Agreement in… read more

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From Climate Science to Climate Service

What makes for good climate services? A new commentary in the journal Science outlines three considerations

by |September 22, 2016