April 21, 2020
Rapid development in flood-prone zones during recent decades helped boost the amount of property exposed to the 2018 hurricane substantially, a new Columbia-led study says.
April 20, 2020
The pandemic will test our food and trade systems in ways never experienced before. Columbia food security researcher Michael Puma helps unravel the complex interplay of risks.
April 16, 2020
Scientists say a long-feared megadrought, worse than anything in recorded history, seems to be starting up in southwestern North America.
April 15, 2020
The study identifies unprecedented atmospheric conditions behind devastating summer and suggests climate models may greatly underestimate future melting.
April 9, 2020
Kevin Uno, a Columbia paleoclimatologist, studies how abrupt changes in climate affected Neolithic human settlement, diet, and abandonment in northwest Africa.