August 13, 2019
Testing the air along New York’s bike paths, Columbia scientists found levels of sooty black carbon were 25 percent lower on those more than 50 meters away from roads designated as truck routes than those on or near truck routes.
August 12, 2019
Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists, including Bob Newton, a senior research scientist at Columbia University, say it's not enough.
August 8, 2019
A particular danger is that food crises could develop on several continents at once, said Cynthia Rosenzweig, a senior research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and one of the lead authors of the report.
August 8, 2019
“We are seeing record after record after record,” said Marco Tedesco, a climate scientist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, of the heat and melting episodes.
August 6, 2019
Astronomer David Kipping of Columbia University has proposed a powerful space telescope—one with the equivalent of a 150-meter mirror—that would use Earth’s atmosphere itself as a natural lens to gather and focus light.
August 5, 2019
“A heat wave today is going to have a much more potent influence on flammability than one 150 years ago when temperatures were 3.5 degrees cooler,” said Park Williams, a climate scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
August 1, 2019
Observations made by Marco Tedesco, a polar scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, reveal that 2019 is shaping up to rival 2012, the Greenland ice sheet's worst melt year on record.