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Schmidt Comments on 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics

Gavin Schmidt (611) spoke with several media outlets regarding on the 2021 Nobel Prize winners in Physics.

• Wall Street Journal (Robert Lee Hotz and Benjamin Katz) in the article "Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Trio for Study of Climate Change, Complex Systems"
• Bloomberg (Eric Roston) in the article "The Nobel Prize Is a Lagging Indicator of Climate Change"
• ABC NEWS (David Keyton and Seth Borenstein) in the article "Physics Nobel rewards work on climate change, other forces"

Schmidt Featured on AccuWeather

Gavin Schmidt (611) was interviewed by Melissa Constnazer from AccuWeather for the feature ‘People have many different routes: ‘Climate scientist calls for action.’

GISS Megadrought Study Featured on ABC10 News

Benjamin Cook (611) was interviewed by ABC-10 for the featured news article “Megadroughts more likely in the Western U.S. even with strict emissions control” regarding a new study by GISS scientists indicating longer, hotter droughts are more likely in Western United States.
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Research at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies emphasizes a broad study of Global Change, the natural and anthropogenic changes in our environment that affect the habitability of our planet. These effects may occur on greatly differing time scales, from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal/annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages.

The Institute's research combines analysis of comprehensive global datasets, derived mainly from spacecraft observations, with global models of atmospheric, land surface, and oceanic processes. Study of past climate change on Earth and of other planetary atmospheres provides an additional tool in assessing our general understanding of the atmosphere and its evolution.

GISS is located at Columbia University in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City. You can learn more about the institute at the GISS website.

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