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'black And Bloom' Explores Algae's Role In Arctic Melting
Scientific American, July 18

Scientific American talks with Lamont's Marco Tedesco, who studies melting on Greenland, about a new project exploring how microorganisms help determine the pace of Arctic melting.
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Cyclones Set To Get Fiercer As World Warms
Climate News Network, July 16

A new analysis of cyclone data and computer climate modeling, led by Lamont's Adam Sobel, Suzana Camargo, Allison Wing and Chia-Ying Lee, indicates that global warming is likely to intensify the destructive power of tropical storms.
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Where Are The Hurricanes?
New York Times, July 15

In an Op/Ed article in the New York Times, Lamont's Adam Sobel explains why hurricanes are likely to become more intense with climate change and how recent history fits scientists' expectations.
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Extraordinary Years Now The Normal Years: Scientists Survey Radical Melt In Arctic
Washington Post, July 13

A group of scientists studying a broad range of Arctic systems — from sea ice to permafrost to the Greenland ice sheet — gathered in D.C. to lay out just how extreme a year 2016 has been so far for the northern cap of the planet. “I see the situation as a train going downhill,” said Lamont's Marco Tedesco. “And the feedback mechanisms in the Arctic [are] the slope of your hill. And it gets harder and harder to stop it.”
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Global Risks And Research Priorities For Coastal Subsidence
Eos, July 13

The risk of rapid coastal subsidence to infrastructure and economies is global and is most acute in large river deltas, which are home to about 500 million people. An international community of researchers is calling attention to the need for better measurements and modeling and linking the science with its socioeconomic implications, Lamont's Michael Steckler and colleagues write.