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Climate targets: A scene from COP 21 in Paris
March 26, 2018
The agreement stipulates that warming be limited to between 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) and 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F). It also stipulates that countries achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the second half of this century.
map of expected sea level rise
March 21, 2018
Cutting emissions would reduce the threat of sea level rise to coastal cities worldwide, with especially significant benefits for New York and other U.S. East Coast cities.
UCAR logo
February 12, 2018
UCAR believes it is essential that cuts do not occur in important research areas that could put U.S. scientific leadership at risk.
Southern Ocean research: SOCRATES logo
January 09, 2018
An international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean for six weeks to study clouds.
UCAR Next Generation Fellows: Flatirons in winter
November 21, 2017
The three awardees receive financial support for two years of graduate school and two summer internships.
Future storms will drop higher volumes of rain -- image of mesoscale convective system
November 20, 2017
Storm clusters known as mesoscale convective systems will pose a much greater flooding risk later this century in a warming climate.
UCAR Congressional Briefing on moving research to industry: image from MPAS model
November 14, 2017
A panel of experts highlighted federally funded scientific advances that enable the growing weather industry to deliver targeted forecasts to consumers and businesses.
NCAR scientists recognized: AGU and AMS logos
November 07, 2017
Three senior scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have been recognized by professional organizations for their exceptional contributions in the atmospheric and climate sciences.
Simulated cooling from geoengineering
November 06, 2017
Using a sophisticated computer model, scientists have demonstrated for the first time that a new research approach to geoengineering could potentially be used to limit Earth’s warming to a specific target while reducing some of the risks and concerns identified in past studies, including uneven cooling of the globe.
Super Science Saturday: balloon launch
October 31, 2017
The theme of this year's annual event is wild weather.

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