What’s El Niño Up To Now? – El Niño is here. It’s a big one. And it has consequences both global and regional, including the California drought and Northeast weather.
Cornell researchers will travel to Paris in early December as part of the university’s delegation to the global climate change summit, COP. Delegations from over 190 countries and more than 50,000 people from all over the world are expected to attend.
Cornell University COP21 Delegates
Perspectives from a social scientist, a soil and biogeochemist, an ecology and evolutionary biologist, and a romance studies and comparative literature professor represnting Cornell at COP 21.
Community Adaptation to Flooding in a Changing Climate – Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of flooding in New York State, with 2-inch (or more) precipitation events predicted to increase by 50% in the next century. Local governments can help prepare their communities to reduce the impacts of floods. This brief examines how communities are addressing changes in flood patterns, barriers to flood adaptation, and more.