Tag: climate and life fellows

December 10th, 2018|

Yutian Wu: Assessing the Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Extreme Weather

Atmospheric scientist Yutian Wu received funding from the Center for Climate and Life to investigate whether the ongoing, rapid decline of sea ice cover in the Arctic promotes extreme weather over North America.

November 9th, 2018|

Yes, Climate Change is Making Wildfires Worse

Park Williams, a bioclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, has found that rising temperatures influence wildfires in the American West.

October 16th, 2018|

If the Greenland Ice Sheet Melts, What Happens to New York City?

Geochemist Joerg Schaefer, a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, was interviewed by PRI about his research on the instability of Greenland’s massive ice sheet.

September 27th, 2018|

Ed Cook: Using Tree Ring Records to Decode Earth’s Climate History

Cook, a Climate and Life Fellow and a co-founder of the Lamont Tree Ring Lab, explains how he uses tree rings to study past climate and advance understanding of drought.

June 18th, 2018|

Center for Climate and Life Names Yutian Wu Recipient of 2018 Fellowship

An atmospheric scientist seeking to understand how the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice will impact North American weather extremes is the Center’s newest Fellow.

June 23rd, 2017|

Announcing the 2017 Center for Climate and Life Senior Fellows

The Center has awarded nearly $1 million to four scientists whose research will improve understanding of how climate change impacts the essentials of human sustainability.

December 9th, 2016|

2017 Center for Climate and Life Fellows Announced

The four new Fellows are a diverse group of junior and mid-career scientists with research interests spanning a range of climate topics and regions.

October 4th, 2016|

Mapping Risks and Building Resilience, From Plot to Plate

Figuring out how the global food system might respond to disturbances will ensure that everyone has safe, reliable access to the food they need.

August 18th, 2016|

Drought and Fire Activity: What’s Climate Change Got to Do with It?

Scientist Park Williams, recipient of a Climate and Life Fellowship, is examining the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.