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Future summers will break heat records - photo: a hot sun
In 50 years, summers across most of the globe could regularly be hotter than any summer experienced so far by people alive today. Reducing carbon emissions could cut the risk.
3D-printed weather stations help developing countries: Kenyan farmer
Scientists have successfully installed the first wave of low-cost weather stations in Zambia with 3D-printed parts.
climate modeling 101: four maps show increases in climate model grid resolution
A new open-access book demystifies climate modeling without using a single equation.
Pollution blows across the Korean Peninsula
NCAR scientists are on the ground in South Korea as part of a field campaign to investigate the region's air quality.
A photo of the Paris climate conference
A new study finds that, even if all the countries follow through on their Paris Agreement commitments, steeper emissions cuts would be necessary after 2030 to stay below 2 degrees of warming.
Population and future fire: photo of fire burning across a grassland
The future pattern of population growth, not climate change, is likely to be the dominant factor in determining whether the amount of land burned by fires increases or decreases globally this century.
Climate change is lengthening days: Photo of a sunset
Melting ice sheets and glaciers are slightly slowing Earth's rotation.
An image of an Amazon Web Services data center.
UCAR has partnered with Amazon to provide weather data in the cloud.

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