Chia-Ying Lee, a scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, studies the structure and intensity evolution of tropical cyclones and how these are influenced by climate change.
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Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flooding risks across the globe by the 2040s, says a new study.
New line of information could help predict the storms’ future strength under climate change.
Earth Institute postdoc Nandini Velho writes about two wildlife workers who made a documentary about the Pakke Tiger Reserve and the people who protect it.
A new study projects that in coming decades the effects of high humidity in many areas may surpass humans’ ability to work or, in some cases, even survive.
If carbon emissions hold steady, a new study in Science predicts that the European Union could face a massive influx by 2100.
Scientists are unraveling the driving forces of one of the worst environmental disasters in human history, in hopes of predicting and preparing for the next global drought.
A new study shows that even minor deterioration of ice shelves can instantaneously hasten the decline of ice hundreds of miles landward.
As climate warms, the surface of the Greenland ice sheet is melting, and all that meltwater ends up in seasonal rivers that flow to the sea. At least that is what scientists have assumed until now. A new study has shown that some of the meltwater is actually being soaked into porous subsurface ice and held there, at least temporarily.