Mr. Kevin Krajick

Senior editor, science news, Communications, Columbia Climate School

Affiliated with: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

B-16 Hogan Hall
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New York, NY 10025


Kevin Krajick is senior editor for science news at the Earth Institute and Columbia Climate School. He grew up in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley of upstate New York, where he started in journalism at his high-school newspaper. He has since reported from all 50 U.S. states and 30-some countries, covering science, criminal justice, immigration and other subjects. His work has been featured in National Geographic, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Science, Smithsonian and many other publications. His 2001 book "Barren Lands" is the true account of how prospectors discovered diamond mines in Canada's remote far north. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife and two daughters.


May 01, 2024

In the Jersey Suburbs, a Search for Rocks To Help Fight Climate Change

Like the tips of icebergs, small outcrops of volcanic basalt in highly populous areas may be representative of rocks under the nearby ocean that could be used in massive carbon-storage projects.

Apr 17, 2024

In New Jersey’s Ancient Rocks, Hunting for Clues to a 2024 Earthquake

Geologists are combing the New Jersey countryside for signs of earthquakes past and present.

Apr 09, 2024

Was It an Alien Spacecraft—Or a Delivery Truck?

A Harvard astronomer says a meteor came from beyond our solar system. A new study questions whether his data includes a more obvious explanation.

Mar 27, 2024

Key Ocean Current Contains a Warning on Climate

A new study shows that a giant current circling Antarctica has speeded up during past warm periods, eating away at the polar ice. It's doing it again now.