Much of the modern understanding of climate change is underpinned by pioneering studies done at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Here’s a timeline of significant studies.
Climate and Agriculture
July 09, 2021
March 09, 2021
A new study employs natural climate archives such as tree rings to better understand volcanoes’ impacts on global rainfall patterns.
August 10, 2020
Intensified rainstorms predicted for many areas in the United States as climate warms could more efficiently water some major crops, which would at least partially offset projected yield declines caused by rising heat itself.
July 07, 2020
Scientists have filled a gaping hole in the world’s climate records by reconstructing 600 years of soil-moisture swings across southern and central South America.
November 04, 2019
New study challenges many climate scientists’ expectations that plants will make much of the world wetter in the future.
June 20, 2019
Warming temperatures, rising seas, and more extreme weather are going to cost us. But they’ll create new business opportunities, too.