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NCAR and UCAR in the News

The NCAR/UCAR Media Office has issued the following news release:

Wolverine population threatened by climate change

Wolverine habitat in the northwestern United States is likely to warm dramatically if society continues to emit large amounts of greenhouse gases, according to new computer model simulations carried out by Synte Peacock (CGD). The study found that climate change is likely to imperil the wolverine in two ways: reducing or eliminating the springtime snow cover that wolverines rely on to protect and shelter newborn kits, and increasing August temperatures well beyond what the species may be able to tolerate.

Read the story in The Denver Post.

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Friday, February 4, 2011
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