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How Natural Disasters Harm the Poor More than the Rich - Slate

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:00
It was true before Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, and it’s true now, writes Lamont-Doherty's John Mutter.

This Year’s Wildfires May Change Western Forests Forever - Take Part

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:00
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.”

Hurricanes May Get Stronger, and Society Needs to Prepare - The Chronicle Herald

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:00
Lamont-Doherty's Adam Sobel, head of the Extreme Weather and Climate Initiative and author of Storm Surge, speaks in Halifax about hurricane risk.

10 Years Later, No One Knows How Many People Died Because of Katrina - FiveThirtyEight

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:00
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.

Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds - Live Science

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 06:00
"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.

Is New Jersey Overdue for Another Earthquake? - Asbury Park Press

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:00
Lamont-Doherty's Art Lerner-Lam discusses earthquake risks to infrastructure in New Jersey and the importance of resilient development.

Yes, Climate Change Has a Hand in the California Drought - Ars Technica

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 04:00
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams explains how warming-driven evaporation adds to the severity of the California drought.

An Unstoppable Force is Making California's Drought Worse - Business Insider

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 12:00
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.

Climate Change Intensifies California Drought, Scientists Say - New York Times

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 12:00
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.

Hotter Equals Drier - On Earth Magazine

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
A new study from Lamont's Park Williams shows how climate change is making the California drought worse.

Scientists See Link Between Global Warming, California Drought - McClatchy

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
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.

Long-Suffering California Can Blame Drought on Global Warming - Guardian

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
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.

How Much Has Global Warming Worsened California's Drought? We Now Have a Number - The Conversation

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
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

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams discusses the first study to quantify just how much global warming is exacerbating California's drought.

The Climate Change "Bully" in California's Drought - Climate Central

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
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."

Climate Change Is Intensifying the California Drought - The Hill

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams explains how global warming has worsened the California drought, now entering its fourth year.

Scientists Strengthen Link Between Climate Change and Drought - High Country News

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
In a new study led by Park Williams, researchers found that unusually hot temperatures attributable to anthropogenic climate change intensified the California drought.

Scientists Say Global Warming Has Made California Drought Worse - Washington Post

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
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.

Park Williams on How Global Warming has Worsened the California Drought - Democracy Now

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00
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 Climate Change for Fifth of Its Drought - Bloomberg

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 09:00
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.

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