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Climate Change Is Leaving Native Plants Behind
Kqed, February 08

Animals and weeds are bounding up California's warming hills, while native plants are stuck in place. “There’s a legitimate concern that many plant species are simply not evolved to be able to shift their population distributions as fast as the current climate-change event will require,” said Lamont's Park Williams.
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Iron Fertilization Might Not Make Oceans Better Carbon Sinks
Eos, February 05

New research from Lamont's Kassandra Costa suggests more iron during the last ice age did not mean more algae production in the equatorial Pacific, pointing to possible futility of a controversial geoengineering idea.
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New Columbia Center Aims To Tap Business For Climate Studies
Chronicle Of Philanthropy, February 02

With government funding for climate science stagnant, a new center at Columbia University is working to engage corporate donors to back research on environmental changes and how humans can adapt to them. "It’s a very new way of funding science," said Lamont's Peter deMenocal, director of the Center for Climate & Life.
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Listen To Seismic Waves From Inside The Earth
The Creators Project, February 02

Lamont's Ben Holtzman and the Seismic Sound Lab turn data from seismometers into a visual and auditory experience.
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Center For Climate & Life: Changing The Way We Do & Fund Science
Nature, February 01

Columbia's Center for Climate & Life is engaging corporate philanthropists to boost funding for research into the effects of projected environmental changes and how human systems can adapt.