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It was true before Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, and it’s true now, writes Lamont-Doherty's John Mutter.
Instead of aiding regeneration, the megafires we're seeing today are destroying forests, Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams says. "What comes back might not be anything like what we consider the natural state of the forest.”
Lamont-Doherty's Adam Sobel, head of the Extreme Weather and Climate Initiative and author of Storm Surge, speaks in Halifax about hurricane risk.
After Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, Lamont's John Mutter and others began looking into the lack of standards for counting the human toll of hurricanes. They set out to develop new methods.
"We can look at diamonds as time capsules, as messengers from a place we have no other way of seeing," says Lamont-Doherty's Yaakov Weiss.
Lamont-Doherty's Art Lerner-Lam discusses earthquake risks to infrastructure in New Jersey and the importance of resilient development.
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams explains how warming-driven evaporation adds to the severity of the California drought.
A report from Lamont's Park Williams suggests that the current California drought is just one in a series of dry spells that could cripple the state over the coming decades.
A new study finds that global warming has measurably worsened the California drought by as much as a quarter, Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams, the lead author, explains how how a warming climate drives moisture from plants and soil into the air, changing the baseline amount of water available.
A new study from Lamont's Park Williams shows how climate change is making the California drought worse.
New research from Lamont's Park Williams shows the fingerprints of global warming in worsening the California drought and suggests a future of more dryness for the suffering state.
A new report from Lamont's Park Williams finds climate change intensified the drought in California from 2012 to 2014 and predicts ‘enhanced drought’ throughout 21st century.
In an essay for The Conversation, Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams describes his new study on the California drought.
Climate Change is Deepening California's Drought Crisis by as Much as a Quarter - International Business Times
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams discusses the first study to quantify just how much global warming is exacerbating California's drought.
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams discusses his study on the California drought. "From a method standpoint, it’s a big advancement," he says. "It’s the first time I know of that data has been parsed apart this way for any drought on the planet."
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams explains how global warming has worsened the California drought, now entering its fourth year.
In a new study led by Park Williams, researchers found that unusually hot temperatures attributable to anthropogenic climate change intensified the California drought.
Lamont's Park Williams explains that while natural weather patterns that push away atmospheric moisture that carries rain are normal for California, warming adds to the resulting dryness and heat. A small amount of moisture stored in plants and the soil evaporates into the drier atmosphere.
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams talks with Democracy Now about a new study gauging the role of a warming climate in worsening the California drought.
California can blame about a fifth of the state’s record drought on climate change, says a new study led by Lamont's Park Williams.