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  1. Voices from the Fields (rough cut)

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    A mini-documentry about farmers in India and Mali use climate information to improve their decision making.

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    • Reducing Indonesia's Peatland Fires

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      Uncontrolled fires in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, have destroyed vast peatland forest areas, ruined livelihoods, and led to massive releases of smog and greenhouse gases. Our latest audio slideshow…

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      • Index insurance for development and disaster management

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        Climate has always presented a challenge to farmers, herders, fishermen and others whose livelihoods are closely linked to their environment, particularly those in poor areas of the world. A type…

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        • Los Páramos: Cambio climático amenaza un frágil ecosistema en los Andes

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          http://iri.columbia.edu A lo largo de la cordillera de los Andes en Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Venezuela, ubicado entre la cota máxima de árboles y la línea de lo que…

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          • Jim Hansen on Food Security in East Africa

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            In this interview, climate and food security expert Jim Hansen lays out the root causes of food insecurity in East Africa. He also describes a number of activities currently underway and in the works…

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            • Summer Institute on Climate Information for Public Health

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              Since 2008, public-health professionals and climate scientists from around the world have come to Columbia University to take part in the Summer Institute on Climate Information for Public Health,…

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              • The Páramos: Climate change threatens a fragile ecosystem in the Andes

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                Join our newsletter: http://iri.columbia.edu/subscribe Climate change threatens a fragile ecosystem in the Andes The páramo is a high mountain ecosystem in South America's Andes rich…

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                • Dust and the Wind: Climate and Meningitis In Niger

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                  Meningitis has long been associated with the dry season in the Sahelian region of Africa, but data availability and quality limitations have prevented scientists from quantifying this relationship.…

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                  • Predicting Tornadoes and Severe Storms - How close are we?

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                    How close are we to being able to predict severe storms and tornadoes weeks or months ahead of time? Hear from Harold Brooks (NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory) and Michael Tippett (International…

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                    • Desarrollo del Observatorio Agroclimático para Chile

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                      Con el objetivo de reducir la vulnerabilidad ante la sequía y otros eventos agroclimáticos con información pertinente e instantánea para una alerta temprana, se formó…

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                      • Climate Models Calendar: Behind the Project

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                        Francesco Fiondella and Rebecca Fowler, creators of the 2014 Climate Models Calendar, discuss the motivation behind the project.

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                        • IRI Scientist wins NSF CAREER award

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                          Alessandra Giannini, a research scientist at the IRI, has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER award to advance our understanding of uncertainty in climate model projections in the African…

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