External News Listing
Fast Company, March 11
New maps released by the GEOTRACES program co-led by Lamont's Robert Anderson show that the lead now banned in gasoline is widely found in the oceans.
Race Against Time In Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Nbc News, March 10
The landing of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in shallow water would aid recovery efforts, says Lamont-Doherty oceanographer Arnold Gordon.
Gao: Climate Change Threatens Energy Infrastructure
Climate Central, March 10
Lamont seismologist Klaus Jacob comments on a U.S Government Accountability Office report confirming the vulnerability of U.S. energy infrastructure to a changing climate.
Genghis Khan's Secret Weapon Was Rain
National Geographic, March 10
How did the Mongols build an empire? A new study in PNAS led by Lamont's Neil Pederson suggests that a run of bountiful rains gave them the resources to invade and conquer.
Climate Change Led To The Rise Of Genghis Khan’s Empire
Time, March 10
Warming temperatures and rainfall led to the rise of Genghis Khan and his Mongol empire, says a new study led by Lamont's Neil Pederson.
A Climate Analyst Clarifies The Science Behind California’s Water Woes
New York Times Dot Earth, March 06
NOAA scientist Martin Hoerling echoes Lamont climate scientist Richard Seager's view that California's ongoing drought is due to natural climate variation and not global warming.