NEWS
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October 12, 2018

The Global Famine was one of the worst humanitarian disasters in history, killing as many people as World War II. A new analysis suggests it could happen again, only worse because of climate change.

 

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September 13, 2018

Scientists at Columbia’s Earth Institute are using simulations to test how well different methods protect coastal areas from hurricanes and sea level rise.

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September 13, 2018

By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.

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August 23, 2018

In the U.S., some 2,000 high hazard dams are in need of repairs. A project from the Columbia Water Center is helping to identify the most hazardous ones.

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August 21, 2018

A project that anticipates how people will move in response to environmental changes could help to bolster social and humanitarian support for countries in crisis.

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July 24, 2018

Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy has analyzed how the proposal would affect the U.S. economy and emissions, as well as low-income households. 

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July 17, 2018

Rising temperatures and humidity could make summers unbearable in the southeastern U.S. and beyond, according to a study published in December.

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June 28, 2018

Columbia’s Center for Climate Systems Research is building a network analysis program that can pinpoint trouble spots in the global food trade system. 

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August 23, 2018

In the U.S., some 2,000 high hazard dams are in need of repairs. A project from the Columbia Water Center is helping to identify the most hazardous ones.

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June 20, 2018

Billions of people in thousands of cities around the world will soon be at risk from climate-related heat waves, droughts, flooding, food shortages and energy blackouts by mid-century, but many cities are already taking action to blunt such effects, says a new report from a consortium of international organizations.