External News Listing
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.