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Miami's Answer to Sea-Level Rise Is Building More Condos - Vice News

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:00
Miami is using property tax revenue to fund the construction of pumps that might keep rising sea levels at bay — a strategy that Lamont's Klaus Jacob and other scientists say is extremely short-sighted.

Lamont-Doherty Graduate Reaches for the Stars - Columbia College Today

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 13:02
A profile of Lamont-Doherty graduate Jessica Cherry, now a senior researcher at University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Coral Clues Hint at Looming Temperature Spike - Climate Central

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:53
Lamont's Brad Linsley comments on a new coral study in Nature Geoscience that adds support for the idea that global average temperatures will rise when Pacific trade winds slacken in the next few years.

With or Without Climate Change, We Must Prepare for Floods and Droughts - LA Times

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:00
We're poorly prepared for events like Superstorm Sandy and the California drought, even in today's climate, writes Lamont's Richard Seager and Adam Sobel in this Op-Ed.

NYC Tops List for Seeing Increased Storm Outages - Climate Central

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00
New York City is among the cities most sensitive to increasing hurricane intensity, likely knocking out electricity to more people, a new Johns Hopkins University study says; Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments.

Lights Out, New York? Bigger Storms Could Cause More Blackouts - NBC News

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 20:26
Climate change may mean bigger blackouts for cities like New York and Philadelphia, researchers say; Lamont's Adam Sobel comments.

Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago Holds Lessons for Climate Change Today - CBS News

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 14:57
Lamont's Paul Olsen comments on a new study showing two spikes of CO2 during the PETM.

We Could See More And More ‘Hot Droughts’ Like California’s - Five Thirty Eight blog

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:24
Cites research by Lamont's Richard Seager.

Scientists Explore Antarctica's Ghost Mountains - Daily Mail

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:00
Coverage of study led by Lamont's Tim Creyts.

How are Droughts, Floods and Climate Change Connected? - KALW San Francisco

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:00
Lamont's Adam Sobel speaks about California's drought, its causes, and how we can manage the increasing risk of future natural disasters.

Earth's Future? Ancient Warming Gives Ominous Peek at Climate Change - NBC News

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:00
New data from the Earth's last big warmup, some 56 million years ago, may offer a sneak peek into what today's climate change may eventually look like. Lamont's Baerbel Hoenish comments.

A Link Between Climate Change and Severe Weather? - WXXI Rochester

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:00
NPR's Rochester affiliate speaks with Lamont's Adam Sobel about climate change and what to expect from storms in the future.

How One Woman's Discovery Shook the Foundations of Geology - Mental Floss

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:39
A profile of the late Marie Tharp, a Lamont scientist who helped draw the first global map of the seafloor.

Earth, Wind and Data: Making Sense of Our Planet - New Scientist

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:42
Lamont's Ryan Abernathey explains how oceanographers are taking advantage of very large data sets.

The MESSENGER Mission to Mercury - Columbia Bwog

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:00
Recap of Lamont director Sean Solomon's University Lecture on NASA's MESSENGER mission to the planet Mercury.

Earthquake and Loud Booms May Be Related - Buffalo News

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:34
A University at Buffalo geologist discusses whether seismic signals picked up on the Lamont-Doherty seismic network were related to loud booms heard at about the same time.

Asking What Caused California's Drought Misses the Point. - Slate

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 20:35
Columnist Eric Holthaus compares a recent study led by Lamont's Richard Seager to earlier seemingly contradictory research.

Natural Causes Drive California Drought? Report Triggers Climate Storm - NBC News

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 15:59
More coverage of NOAA/Richard Seager study.

New Study: California's Epic Drought Probably Not Caused by Climate - Mother Jones

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 15:34
Quotes study lead author, Lamont's Richard Seager.

California Drought Due to Natural Variation, Says Study - USA Today

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 15:05
Natural weather patterns, not man-made climate change, are the cause of the historic drought that's parching California, says a study led by Lamont's Richard Seager.