Sobel in the News

Nov 18 2021

Adam Sobel, Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University, wrote several articles for The New York Times, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and CNN Opinion about Tropical Storm Henri, extreme weather, and recent climate talks. Sobel's research area is meteorology with a focus on atmospheric and climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, and extreme weather. He is the author of Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Warming Planet, and the Extreme Weather of the Past and Future and host of the podcast Deep Convection.

“COP 26 highlights an infuriating, depressing, miserable situation. And yet…”
by Adam Sobel, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Nov. 18, 2021

“Climate scientist: This is a dystopian moment”
by Adam Sobel, CNN Opinion, Sept. 2, 2021

“Henri is unlikely to be another Superstorm Sandy. Here’s why.”
by Adam Sobel, The New York Times, Aug. 20, 2021

“The approaching storm brings the risk of inland flooding”
by Adam Sobel, The New York Times, August 21, 2021

“Henri’s path is becoming clearer as the storm approaches the U.S.”
by Adam Sobel, The New York Times, August 20, 2021

"Extreme Weather Globally May Only Get Worse"
Adam Sobel on The Brian Lehrer Show, July 22, 2021

"Big Oil’s lies about climate change—a climate scientist’s take"
by Adam Sobel, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 9, 2021

Professor Sobel was also featured in the following articles:

“Behind the important elusive goals of climate change negotiations”
by Camila Hawking, Florida News Times, Nov. 7, 2021

“The magic 1.5: What’s behind climate talks’ key elusive goal”
by Seth Borenstein, Associated Press, PBS Newshour, Nov. 7, 2021

“Experts Weigh In on Hurricane Ida and Deadly Flash Floods in New York City”
by Elise Gout, State of the Planet, Sept. 10, 2021

“Why NYC Was So Unprepared For Hurricane Ida’s Flash Flooding,”
by Nsikan Akpan, Gothamist, Sept. 3, 2021

“Hurricane Aida: Why was the storm so deadly in the New York area of New Jersey, 1000 miles from land?”
by Carmelle Bruchesi, Florida News Times, Sept. 2, 2021

“New York City not prepared for extreme weather”
by Brian Pacus, Crain’s, Sept. 2, 2021

“Climate change: heating toward harm"
by Hannah Cuthbertson, The Chant, Aug. 25, 2021

"These Videos of New York Subway and Apartment Floods Will Fill You With a Medium Amount of Existential Dread"
by Jack Holmes, Esquire, July 9, 2021