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Getting rid of some air pollutants might aggravate global warming. Here’s how.
Long ago, melting glaciers dropped giant boulders onto surfaces in the New York City exurbs, and many seem to remain in their original, delicately balanced positions. Can they be used to judge the maximum sizes of past earthquakes?
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How Climate Change Spurs Megadroughts
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Humid Heat: Hidden but Hazardous
Lamont researchers are in the field studying the dynamics of the planet on every continent and every ocean. Journalists may join and cover expeditions when possible. Learn more about this essential fieldwork.
In a year of opportunity and discovery, we have embraced our role as the scientific research heart of the newly created Columbia Climate School. Our 2021 Annual Report highlights our accomplishments from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.