Scientists have identified systematic meanders in the northern jet stream that cause simultaneous crop-damaging heat waves in widely separated regions–a previously unknown threat to global food production that could worsen with global warming.
|Name||Title||Fields of interest|
|Weston Anderson||Postdoctoral Research Scientist||Drought, Hydroclimate, Food Security|
December 09, 2019
July 09, 2019
A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
July 27, 2018
Why should we care what causes a drought?
January 22, 2016
The Columbia Center for Climate & Life at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has announced its 2016 Fellows. Michael Puma is focusing on food security and climate shocks, and Park Williams is exploring the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.