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.
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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.
The Education Committee of the Earth Institute faculty is seeking proposals for a series of sustainability primers published by Columbia University Press. Proposals are due by March 2, 2020.
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.
What the world’s worst industrial disaster can teach us about how schools should engage students on environmental issues.
Deregulation reinforces a Wild West mindset that is inappropriate for the crowded planet that we all live on.
He treks to remote volcanoes to measure their gas and aerosol emissions, in order to improve climate change predictions.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held in June 2020.
A small bay in Antarctica has been named after biological oceanographer Hugh Ducklow to celebrate his contributions to Antarctic research.