In this video, Peter deMenocal, Radley Horton, and Sonya Dyhrman explain their research and Columbia University’s commitment to understanding the critical issue of climate change.
Columbia University climate scientists Peter de Menocal, director of the Center for Climate and Life, Radley Horton, and Kate Marvel discuss climate science and solutions.
Three oceanographers from Lamont-Doherty discuss how changes in ocean temperatures and chemistry impact marine life and food security.
Atmospheric scientists Chia-Ying Lee and Adam Sobel explain that climate change didn’t cause Hurricane Harvey, but it likely made the storm worse.
It’s too soon to say there’s a connection, but searching for the fingerprints of climate change shouldn’t take too long.
Robin Bell, Radley Horton, and Adam Sobel explain how their research helps make communities more resilient to extreme weather and sea level rise.
David Goldberg and Peter Kelemen discuss carbon capture and storage, and how it can make the energy sector, and society, more resilient to climate change.
Research by geophysicist Christine McCarthy reveals how glaciers move, what makes them speed up, and how they are contributing to sea level rise as the climate warms.
Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call for a lot of people in New York City, including Adam Sobel, who’s spent more than two decades studying the physics of weather and climate.
Richard Seager and Park Williams discuss how water will be affected by warmer temperatures, and how their research increases understanding of these issues.
Seager, a climate scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses his research on drought in the North American Southwest.
We’re working to understand and predict climate change variability and its impacts — and we’re devoted to applying this knowledge to solutions.
Pratigya Polissar, a paleoclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, talks about his research, and what inspired him to go into his field.
Michael J. Puma, a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, discusses his new study on groundwater depletion worldwide and the implications for food security.
Center for Climate and Life Fellow Park Williams studies trees and climate. In this video he talks about his research, why it’s important, and what inspires him.
Sonya Dyhrman studies marine microbes and the role they play in producing oxygen, capturing carbon dioxide, and fueling the marine food web.
Park Williams explains the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires in the western United States.
Changes on the West Antarctic Peninsula are showing in the numbers and species of marine wildlife, particularly the native Adélie penguin.
In this episode of the Huffington Post’s “Talk Nerdy To Me,” Center for Climate and Life Director Peter de Menocal discusses climate change and the Anthropocene.
Center for Climate and Life director Peter deMenocal discusses how climate is changing today, why it is changing and how this impacts people and the global economy.
As excess carbon dioxide is absorbed into the oceans, it is starting to have profound effects on marine life, from oysters to tiny snails at the base of the food chain.