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A study of an emerging zone off New Zealand suggests that the process, vital for life on Earth, may at first be localized and then develop into something much larger.

The continuation of dry conditions across a wide region has broken records going back to the year 800. Researchers believe climate change is largely to blame.

This U.N.-designated day aims to accelerate gender equity and improve access to and participation in science for women and girls.

Women scientists continue to face unequal access to resources and opportunities in climate science. This lack of gender diversity is concerning, since women around the world will bear the brunt of climate change impacts.

The expedition discovered stresses along an underwater plate boundary and a record of historic and pre-historic earthquakes, which will shed light on the geohazard risks for Jamaica and Haiti.

When the wind can produce more power than is needed, that unused power could be used to remove carbon from the air and lock it away.

While elevated levels of CO2 can help plants grow, the impacts of climate change mean it’s not all good news for the plant world.

The professor of earth and environmental sciences is one of five Columbia faculty recently recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.

Along the Enriquillo fault, large-scale submarine landslides provide possible evidence of earthquakes.

A launch event will include clips from the film; discussion by Iñupiaq elders, scientists and the filmmaker; and audience Q&A.

Lisa Goddard, longtime director of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, has died.

Researchers studying earthquake hazards in the Caribbean faced several challenges at sea, from rough weather to equipment failures.

Motion along these faults is associated with the 1907 Kingston earthquake, which shook the capital of the island with a magnitude of 6.2

For the last week of our trip, we traveled by boat to reach the sites where we are measuring subsidence in the Sundarban Mangrove Forest and nearby embanked islands.

Researchers are mapping the seafloor and subseafloor between Haiti and Jamaica, to evaluate the potential for earthquakes.