A new look inside the ice sheet validates predictions that it probably won’t melt as quickly as its neighbor—good news, since East Antarctica contains enough water to raise sea levels by 200 feet.
With its mission complete, the Rosetta-Ice Project will give scientists an unprecedented look at the Ross Ice Shelf and how it’s changing with the climate.
The American Bar Association award recognizes the center as a premier source for information, analysis, and education on climate change law and policy.
In this video, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory researchers Robin Bell, Radley Horton, and Adam Sobel explain their research and how it can help improve adaptation practices and make our homes, livelihoods, and the systems we rely on more resilient to extreme weather and sea level rise.
More Americans are coming to agree with the vast majority of climate scientists who say human-induced climate change is really happening. Here’s what works, and what doesn’t, when communicating with skeptics.
A new study analyzing storm intensity and impacts in the New York metro area aims to inform how communities can better prepare for winter storms and enhance resiliency as the effects of climate change exacerbate hazards.
New research shows that in Bangladesh, heat wave predictability exists from a few days to several weeks in advance, which could save thousands of lives.
In a real world of complex new technologies, crowded cities, multiple interests, and exponential information growth, we need regulations.
A powerful new tool helps rural Tanzanians reduce their exposure to tsetse flies and the deadly disease they carry.
IRI scientists and colleagues from South Africa are using satellites to detect seasonal water bodies that harbor schistosomiasis, the deadliest of the tropical neglected diseases.