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Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to work with distinguished faculty on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment.

After following an exciting and unpredictable career path, Sweets is settling in as the data manager of a geoinformatics database at Lamont.

Glacial remains suggest that climate patterns in the southern hemisphere have been out of step with those in the north. Understanding why could help project the effects of modern climate change.

President Bollinger and Lamont-Doherty’s interim director underscore the university’s commitment to solving the climate crisis.

A guide to key talks and other events at the Dec. 1-17 virtual American Geophysical Union meeting.

Out in the middle of the woods in New York’s exurbs, a hiker finds a TV antenna attached to a rotting oil drum. What is this?

A new study looking at seven centuries of water flow in south Asia’s mighty Brahmaputra River suggests that scientists are underestimating the river’s potential for catastrophic flooding as climate warms.

Five women and three men were chosen by the U.S. president-elect to restore the world’s most famous agency, counting on the support of the scientific community.

Andrew Reed is a dedicated family man, supportive foster parent and successful ski instructor. He has dedicated his career to the Earth Institute because of his passion for renewable energy.

The undergraduate student/blogger/activist shares her thoughts on the changing role of social justice within the climate movement.

The enhanced models will enable insurers to analyze the financial implications of catastrophic events and to understand which areas are most at risk.

The president-elect’s plan will take us closer to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, but there is much work to be done.

Using radar and other techniques, researchers have mapped out the sediments left by a lake that apparently existed before Greenland was glaciated. Next step: drilling through the ice to see what they contain.

The database collects the best available evidence that anthropogenic climate change is real, that it is already here, and that predicted future changes must be taken seriously.

Whether or not we rejoin — and thereby do our part to prevent the worst impacts of climate change — depends on the outcome of the election.