“The basic thing that makes extreme precipitation events heavier in the warmer climate is that there’s more water vapor in the air, and that’s a pretty unquestioned consequence of warming,” says Adam Sobel, a professor at Columbia University.
Last year, David Kipping, an astronomy professor at Columbia University and among the world’s foremost exomoon hunters, found a possible exomoon candidate.
Radley Horton, a professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, spoke with NewsHour about extreme weather, climate change, and flood insurance.
The forested Kanha Tiger Reserve, in the highlands of central India, is home to an abundance of rare wildlife. It also used to be home to thousands of people—that is, until they were moved out by the government to make way for endangered creatures.
A new Columbia University study is challenging the accuracy of methods used by the International Union for Conservation of Nature to determine conservation status.
New findings from scientists from The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences and Columbia University add evidence to one side of a long-standing debate on how magma from the Earth’s mantle cools to form the lower layers of crust.