As Texas reels in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, our scientists are helping to make sense of how this storm became so destructive, and what’s needed for recovery.
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The director of Columbia’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness weighs in on the heartbreaking devastation in Texas.
Over the past day and a half, Hurricane Harvey’s winds have quickened from about 35 to 109 miles per hour. What’s driving this massive power-up?
Earth Institute experts are on-hand to answer media questions about hurricane physics, rapid intensification, emergency response, and more.
The Earth Institute’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society makes probabilistic forecasts for rainfall and temperature for the next six months. How does it do this?
Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call for a lot of people in New York City, including Adam Sobel, who’s spent more than two decades studying the physics of weather and climate.
A new four-step “framework” aims to test the contribution of climate change to record-setting extreme weather events.
With the approach of Hurricane Matthew, here are a few of the many scientists at Columbia University’s Earth Institute who can help journalists cover the story.
In studying climate and tropical cyclones, researchers find a weather phenomenon at play.
Using one of the most advanced atmospheric computer models available, scientists compared our expected future with a scenario in which ozone-depleting substances had never been regulated.