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Frontline Heroes: Predicting Climate Extremes in Africa

Advanced weather-forecasting tools and techniques, like those developed at Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), can help key stakeholders in Africa prepare for the worst.

by |November 14, 2023

When It Comes to Climate, Embrace Chaos, Says a Physicist

Physicist Tim Palmer explains why chaos theory is so pivotal in tackling climate change

by |October 18, 2023

Forecasting for the In-Between

We can do a good job forecasting the weather for a week or two, and we can settle on what the climate is likely to do season to season, a month to a year into the future. But what about in-between?

by |December 13, 2016