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Lamont's Peter deMenocal discusses the evidence linking climatic changes in East Africa and human evolution.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob recommends a managed retreat from the shorelines rather than expensive barriers to confront rising seas in NYC as climate warms.
Climate scientists praise New York's short-term restoration efforts but wonder if the Big Apple is adequately prepared for the coming decades. Lamont's Klaus Jacob weighs in.
Lamont-Doherty atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel discusses whether Hurricane Sandy was a freak event or a harbinger of things to come.
Sandy will be one of the most studied storms to hit the U.S. Lamont's Adam Sobel and others weigh in.
AccuWeather recently made headlines predicting the return of last winter's frigid lows. But they may be wrong, as Lamont's Adam Sobel explains here.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains the downside to storm-surge barriers in New York Harbor.
Lamont's Adam Sobel explains how climate change figured into Hurricane Sandy's destructiveness.
Quotes Lamont-Doherty researcher Klaus Jacob.
Lamont's Adam Sobel discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on NPR's "Where We Live."
The EarthObserver educational iPad app developed at Lamont-Doherty provides hundreds of world maps showing intriguing information in a huge variety of disciplines.
A Q & A with Lamont's Adam Sobel.
"At the current speed of too little too slow, we are losing the race against the risks," Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob wrote in an email.
The Washington Post reviews Lamont-Doherty scientist Adam Sobel's new book on Hurricane Sandy.
Profile of Columbia's Burden Room in Low Library, one of the stops on Lamont scientist Dave Walker's geology tour of campus.
Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought, according to a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.
The 1934 drought is the worst on record for North America in the past 1,000 years, and had similar conditions to the current California drought, says a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.
Lamont-Doherty seismologist and deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam comments on a study putting the chance of a big earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area in the next 30 years at 70 percent.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains what should be done to protect New York City from rising seas.
Video of an erupting "trash can" volcano and other highlights from Lamont-Doherty's 2014 Open House.