Scientists at Columbia’s Earth Institute are using simulations to test how well different methods protect coastal areas from hurricanes and sea level rise.
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By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
Experts from around the Earth Institute weigh in on some of the biggest questions about Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
When disaster strikes, prisoners’ rights are often forgotten about. A new paper recommends changes that can help protect them.
A student shares her first-hand experience of the devastating storm, and discusses how New York City is building resilience—and how it could do better.
Columbia University researchers to help translate hurricane science into projections for planning for climate and weather risks.
Researchers survey the damage to Puerto Rico’s forests in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Ecologist Maria Uriarte investigates the effects of Hurricane Maria on the forests of Puerto Rico, and how long-term climate change may affect them.
A new study looks at the mental biases that prevent people from taking adequate safety measures when a hurricane is on the way.