October 17, 2019

As Waters Rise, So Do Concerns for Sports Teams Along Coast

“I always feel like I’m the doctor who’s giving bad news to a patient,” said Marco Tedesco, a climate scientist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
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October 1, 2019

Indonesia’s Fires Are Bad, But New Measures Prevented Them From Becoming Worse

Peatlands play an outsize role in the hazes because dry underground peat deposits provide “an inexhaustible supply of fuel,” says Robert Field, an atmospheric scientist at Columbia University who studies Southeast Asia’s haze.
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September 21, 2019

How to Help the Environment Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit

Peter de Menocal, a climate scientist and dean of science at Columbia University, discusses the UN Climate Action Summit, the economic costs of climate change, and what it means to put a price on carbon.
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September 17, 2019

See How Climate Change is Threatening Iconic U.S. Landmarks

"We have to hope that we're never too late," said Radley Horton of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. "We have to engage fully to reduce emissions and to prepare for those climate changes that we're locked into."
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September 12, 2019

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

In blog posts, tweets and podcasts, Kate Marvel—an associate research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University—cuts through misinformation about climate change with storytelling.
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September 11, 2019

AllianceBernstein Sends Staff to Climate School

AllianceBernstein is sending its investment staff back to school at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory for a training course on the financial risks of climate change.
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September 5, 2019

How Kīlauea’s Lava Birthed an Algal Bloom Visible from Space

According to the calculations of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientists Terry Plank and Hugh Ducklow, plankton could play a bigger role in mediating the global warming effects of volcanic eruptions than once thought.
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