Driven by changing climate, a uniquely resilient organism is taking over the Arabian Sea, disrupting food chains, fisheries, oil refineries and water desalination plants.
Estimates say the city releases about 50 million tons of carbon a year, but no one has actually measured it. A new project is trying to change that.
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.
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.
Scientists say a long-feared megadrought, worse than anything in recorded history, seems to be starting up in southwestern North America.