A new paper in PLOS Medicine argues that climate change projections are often misused in health impact studies: they are best suited for shaping public health policies, not for triggering operational actions on the ground.
Young children are far more vulnerable to climate-related disasters and the onus is on adults to provide the protection and care that children need, according to research led by Columbia University scientists.
Rising temperatures and humidity could make summers unbearable in the southeastern U.S. and beyond, according to a study published by climatologists from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
A new smartphone app developed by Columbia researchers offers hope of stemming the spread of diseases like Lyme, and providing some peace of mind in the process.
Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science has announced a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to fund innovative research at the intersection of engineering and health.