Compound risk — when multiple risks occur simultaneously, or one after another — was the topic of a recent discussion as part of the Resilience Media Project, a part of the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at the Earth Institute.
August 11, 2020
September 04, 2019
Park Williams and Richard Seager, climate experts at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discuss why California wildfires are expected to expand and intensify with climate change.
July 09, 2019
New research will advance understanding of how wildfires may evolve in the future, and how we can most effectively respond to them.
January 17, 2019
A new study shows that some of Yellowstone National Park’s forests may be at a climate tipping point, and could be replaced by grassland by the middle of this century.
November 14, 2018
A guide to wildfire experts at the Earth Institute.
November 12, 2018
Park Williams, a bioclimatologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, has found that rising temperatures influence wildfires in the American West.
May 30, 2018
Sunny California may be getting too sunny. Increasing summer temperatures brought on by a combination of intensifying urbanization and warming climate are driving off once-common morning cloud cover in southern coastal areas of the state, leading to increased risk of wildfires.
October 27, 2017
During a conference at Columbia University, scientists pinpointed areas where advances in fire prediction can be made within the next decade.