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Generation Toxic - OnEarth Magazine

Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:00
The author measures her exposure to black carbon using a portable air-monitoring device developed by Lamont-Doherty environmental geochemist Steven Chillrud.

Bloomberg's Legacy: Climate Change and NYC's Future - Inside Climate News

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:00
"I was realistic enough not to have unrealistic expectations," said Lamont's Klaus Jacob, the geophysicist who served on the city's climate panel and saw his own home flooded by Sandy. "Engineered measures such as sea walls, berms, levees, and raising of structures ... take many years if not decades to finance and implement."

Reimagining New York - PBS Nova

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:00
What will New York City be like 400 years from now? That's the city we should plan for Lamont's Klaus Jacobs tells PBS Nova.

Climate Science: The Challenge of Hot Drought - Nature

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:11
In a new study in the Journal of Climate, Lamont's Ben Cook, Jason Smerdon, Richard Seager and Ed Cook find that multi-year, widespread droughts in North America like the one that extended through several regions of the U.S. last year may be more common than we thin.k

Climate Models for Every Month of 2014 - Climate Central

Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:00
Climate scientists at Lamont-Doherty and the IRI took a break from their research to be fashion models, and you can hang the results can on your wall in 2014.

Monitoring a Climate Epidemic - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/15/2013 - 09:10
Typhoon Haiyan represents a sobering reminder to the international community that we cannot afford to procrastinate on climate action; uncertainty is not an excuse for inaction, writes Lamont's Adam Sobel and Harvard science historian Naomi Oreskes.

Climate Models, XXX = YYY-Wowza! - OnEarth Magazine

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 15:19
Sorry shirtless firemen, climate scientists could take over the sexy calendar market in 2014, a project conceived by Lamont's Rebecca Fowler and the IRI's Francesco Fiondella.

How Deadly Storms Claim a Bigger Toll - CNN.com

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 16:17
In the last century cyclone-related damages have risen dramatically as population grows on vulnerable coastlines, writes Lamont's Adam Sobel in this op-ed. As climate warms, storms may also become more intense.

Investigating Landslides From Afar - Discover Magazine

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 12:00
A profile of work by Lamont's Colin Stark and Göran Ekström to detect landslides in remote places using satellite images and seismic data.

M.T.A. Foresight Saved NYC Subways from Sandy's Wrath - New York Times

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:00
Lamont's Klaus Jacob praises efforts by New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority to protect critical infrastructure well before Hurricane Sandy struck.

Typhoon May Be Harbinger of Worse to Come - Voice of America

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:00
Lamont's Adam Sobel describes how typhoons work and why they may become more intense as climate warms.

'Climate Models' Calendar Celebrates Climate Scientists and their Work - Smithsonian

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 12:00
These climate scientists, including Lamont's Peter deMenocal, Dorothy Peteet, Richard Seager and Jason Smerdon, had some fun posing on landscapes representing their very serious work.

State Rethnks Piermont Marsh Herbicide Plans - (Rockland, NY) Journal News

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:44
Phragmites may be considered an invasive plant, but it helps buffer shorelines from waves during heavy storms, says Lamont's Klaus Jacob.

10,000-Year Study Finds Oceans Warming Fast, But From a Cool Baseline - NYT Dot Earth

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 14:48
More coverage of study in Science by Lamont's Brad Linsley.

Pacific Ocean Warming 15 Times Faster than Before - USA Today

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 13:27
In a new study in Science, Lamont's Brad Linsley and coauthors find that the middle depths of the Pacific Ocean have warmed 15 times faster in the last 60 years than the previous 10,000.

What Walks Through Louisville Reveal About Black Carbon Exposure - WFPL News

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 08:45
It's pretty safe to say that breathing the air near a highway could have health consequences—at least for some people, says Lamont's Steven Chillrud.

Climatologist Studies Past Sea Levels to Predict Future - Columbia Record

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00
Profile of Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Maureen Raymo.

Oceanographer Studies Clues to Global Warming - Columbia Record

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00
Profile of Lamont-Doherty microbial oceanographer Sonya Dyhrman.

Sean Solomon on Lamont-Doherty, Earth Science and Space - Columbia Record

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon unveils future research directions for Lamont in this Q&A with the Columbia Record.

What Louisville Neighborhoods Are Affected by Traffic Exhaust? All of Them. - WFPL News

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 09:25
Particulate pollution is hard to escape, even indoors, says Lamont's Steven Chillrud.