July 7, 2020

Tree Rings Show Unprecedented Rise in Extreme Weather in South America

A new South American Drought Atlas reveals that unprecedented widespread, intense droughts and unusually wet periods have been on the rise since the mid-20th century.
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Pierre Dutrieux preparing a Seaglider for deployment in front of the Dotson Ice Shelf, West Antarctica, during a summer 2018 research expedition. (Photo courtesy of Pierre Dutrieux)
June 12, 2020

Refining Projections of Antarctic Ice Loss and Global Sea Level Rise

Research led by Climate and Life Fellow Pierre Dutrieux will enable better projections of the future of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and associated sea level rise.
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June 11, 2020

Maureen Raymo Appointed Interim Director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Raymo is a world-renowned marine geologist and climate scientist whose work focuses on the history and causes of past climate change.
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June 4, 2020

What the Forecast for an Active Hurricane Season Means for the Atlantic Region

Columbia atmospheric scientist Suzana Camargo is on the leading edge of exploring and defining risks to people, property and the economy in the face of escalating extreme weather events.
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June 3, 2020

Ocean Uptake of CO2 Could Drop as We Cut Carbon Emissions

A new study finds that ocean absorption of CO2 rises and falls along with human activity and natural phenomena. The findings are important for understanding how much the oceans will offset future climate change.
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