State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Tag: grasslands

  • Natural Climate Solutions: Why We Need Them

    Natural Climate Solutions: Why We Need Them

    Natural climate solutions offer cost-effective ways to reduce carbon emissions, provide ecosystem benefits, and increase resiliency to climate change impacts.

  • Grasslands More Sensitive to Dryness than Rainfall, Study Says

    Grasslands More Sensitive to Dryness than Rainfall, Study Says

    A new study shows that dryness of the atmosphere affects U.S. grassland productivity more than rainfall does. The findings could have important implications for predicting how plants will respond to warming climate conditions.

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Natural Climate Solutions: Why We Need Them

    Natural Climate Solutions: Why We Need Them

    Natural climate solutions offer cost-effective ways to reduce carbon emissions, provide ecosystem benefits, and increase resiliency to climate change impacts.

  • Grasslands More Sensitive to Dryness than Rainfall, Study Says

    Grasslands More Sensitive to Dryness than Rainfall, Study Says

    A new study shows that dryness of the atmosphere affects U.S. grassland productivity more than rainfall does. The findings could have important implications for predicting how plants will respond to warming climate conditions.