New study reveals surprising facts behind a shrinking wetland, and suggests remedies.
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Detail-oriented students interested in GIS data exploration, analysis, and documentation can apply by September 24.
By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
Applications will be accepted until September 15.
Scientists have known for some time that ice shelves off West Antarctica are melting as deep, warm ocean waters eat at their undersides, but a new study shows that temperatures, and resultant melting, can vary far more than previously thought, within a time scale of a few years.
Dr. David Maurrasse, adjunct research scholar at the Earth Institute, is seeking an intern to assist with qualitative research. Graduate and undergraduate students at Columbia and Barnard are welcome to apply.
Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy has analyzed how the proposal would affect the U.S. economy and emissions, as well as low-income households.
The pioneering geochemist tells us his first impressions and why he’s so excited to be here.
New report finds that a moderate carbon tax could dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions, with only minor effects on the economy.