July 19, 2018

Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

A new commentary co-authored by Patricia Culligan, an urban sustainability researcher, suggests innovative ideas to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork, which are essential to sustainability breakthroughs.
July 17, 2018

If You Think This Summer’s Heat Waves Are Bad, Just Wait for the Future

Rising temperatures and humidity could make summers unbearable in the southeastern U.S. and beyond, according to a study published by climatologists from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
July 12, 2018

Exploring Greenland With Wings, Boats and Drones

Snow on Ice is launching into the field with two teams of scientists this summer. The first group, an ‘advance team’ of six women, will focus on lakes where meltwater has collected on the southwestern flank of Greenland bedrock.
July 9, 2018

Fighting Ticks With a Few Taps of the Phone

A new smartphone app developed by Columbia researchers offers hope of stemming the spread of diseases like Lyme, and providing some peace of mind in the process.
July 6, 2018

Sea Level Rise and Coastal Development: Science Speaks Directly to Business

Business leaders and climate scientists recently met at a conference hosted by Columbia to discuss how advances in climate science research can be used to reduce investment risk and improve returns.