External News Listing

    April Will Be First Month With Co2 Levels Above 400 Ppm
    Climate Central, April 21

    “On some level, watching these milestones be passed is a lot like watching paint dry,” said Lamont's Jason Smerdon. “The upward march is neither surprising nor unexpected as a direct consequence of human activities; it is only alarming in the sense that it keeps happening unabated.”

    Future Droughts Worse Than Expected
    Astrobiology, April 17

    A new study is helping astrobiologists understand how climate change may shape the future of life on Earth. Coverage of a study in Climate Dynamics by Lamont's Benjamin Cook, Jason Smerdon and Richard Seager.

    Floods: Holding Back The Tide
    Nature News, April 16

    With the Ganges–Brahmaputra delta sinking, the race is on to protect millions of people from future flooding. Work of Lamont's Michael Steckler cited.

    Goa And Climate Change
    Times Of India, April 10

    Cites research by Lamont-Doherty microbiologists Joaquim Goes and Helga do Rosario Gomes.

    Wollaston Award Winner Maureen Raymo's Climate Symphony
    Yale Forum, April 08

    Lamont climate scientist Maureen Raymo featured in a video interview.

    Droughts To Become More Severe, Frequent Over Nearly A Third Of Earth: Study
    Weather Channel, April 07

    "For agriculture, the moisture balance in the soil is what really matters," said study co-author Jason Smerdon, a climate scientist with Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. "If rain increases slightly but temperatures also increase, drought is a potential consequence," he told The Hindu.