The latest earth, climate, and environmental science news from across Columbia.

One ship will be named after Marie Tharp, a Columbia geologist and oceanographer who drew the first modern maps of ocean floors.

In his new book, Brian Kulick looks to everyone from Euripides to Ibsen for the answer.

A new study sheds light on the significant role food systems will play in future global warming, and what can be done about it.

Here are some implications and ideas to weigh as the awful news continues to emerge from the world’s latest great seismic jolt.

The rainforest has been degraded by a much greater extent than scientists had previously believed.

David Kohlstedt's pioneering experiments have shown how processes at inaccessible depths drive what happens on the planet's surface.

$2.95 million in federal funding will support a Columbia-led project to help the city mitigate the effects of climate change on its water supply.

A group of writers and filmmakers gathered at Columbia to discuss the best approaches.

Professor Bruce Usher offers a guide to investing in companies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

In “Greenhouse Planet,” plant biologist Lewis Ziska explores the ways in which increased carbon dioxide will affect all of us.

Dean Sarah Cole is enthusiastic about the state of things in the humanities division she oversees within the faculty of arts and sciences.

The NSF’s Erwin Gianchandani met with members of the Columbia community to discuss ways to bring science out of the lab.