A prototype model considers climate and socioeconomic factors to see if displacements of people can be predicted and better explained.
Climate Archives - State of the Planet
A range of areas of expertise from Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society will be represented at this year’s annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
Taro Takahashi, a seagoing scientist who made key discoveries about carbon dioxide and the earth’s climate, has died. In a career spanning more than 60 years, he and his colleagues documented how the oceans both absorb and give off huge amounts of carbon dioxide, exchanging it with the atmosphere.
On a peninsula within sight of New York City, researchers are studying trees dating as far back as the early 1800s. Rising seas and more powerful storms, both fueled by climate change, could eventually spell their end.
Centuries-old trees on a peninsula near New York City could provide an important record of past storms. Researchers recently traveled there to sample the trees before they are wiped out by rising seas and powerful storms.
A three-part lecture series will welcome residents of nearby communities to get an up close, exclusive look at Lamont’s world-class research in Palisades, New York.
A chronological guide to key talks and other events at the Dec. 9-13 American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco.
He treks to remote volcanoes to measure their gas and aerosol emissions, in order to improve climate change predictions.
The many efforts to communicate the climate emergency are all necessary but not sufficient methods for reducing greenhouse gas pollution. Today’s words must lead to tomorrow’s actions.
As a teenage radio journalist in Zambia, Kaoma helped communities voice their environmental concerns. Now he’s a graduate student in Environmental Science and Policy.