December 6, 2019
A new analysis led by Rosanne D’Arrigo, a Columbia paleoclimatologist, suggests that volcanic eruptions thousands of kilometers away from Great Britain may have helped spark a political transformation.
December 5, 2019
The oceans are currently warming at an unparalleled rate, spelling potential chaos for corals around the world. Columbia's Brad Linsley is studying reefs to track the past and make more accurate predictions about the future.
December 4, 2019
“This is a consequence of the warming temperatures of climate change,” said Columbia climate scientist Marco Tedesco about why melting is speeding up on the Greenland sheet and on much of the West Antarctic sheet.
December 3, 2019
Scientists set sail on a perilous expedition to create the first internal 3D images of Axial Seamount, an underwater volcano deep in the Pacific Ocean.
November 27, 2019
A new report from the United Nations finds that the warming effect of greenhouse gases on the planet has increased 43 percent just since 1990. Columbia University’s Radley Horton discusses the problem and potential solutions.
November 19, 2019
Kate Marvel, a Columbia climate scientist, is committed to spreading the word about climate science. Her TED Talk on the subject drew more than a million viewers.
November 13, 2019
To predict how much climate change will raise sea level, researchers like Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's Stan Jacobs are studying ice shelves, where vast expanses of ice meet the ocean.