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With visionary donors as our partners, researchers at the Center for Climate and Life will be at the forefront of efforts that address these monumental and existential challenges ahead.

Our ambitious vision for the Center for Climate and Life means we must recruit and support exceptional scientists with the intellectual curiosity and creativity to work on challenging and urgent research problems. It requires resources: state-of-the-art laboratories and instruments and project funding to enable researchers to move quickly to investigate the world’s most pressing problems.


There are several ways to contribute to the Center for Climate and Life at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory:

Corporate support: To learn more about how your company, institution or association can provide support to the Center or become a partner, contact Center Director Peter de Menocal.

Online: Make your gift through our fundraising website.

Send a check: Checks should be made out to “Trustees of Columbia University” with “Lamont-Doherty, Center for Climate & Life” in the memo line and mailed to the following address:

Development Office
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W, PO Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964

Make a gift of securities or property: For details, please contact the Lamont-Doherty Development Office at

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is part of Columbia University and is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. Gifts to the Center are tax-deductible in accordance with law.

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