Climate & Climate Change

A visualization of surface winds on CESM1
June 12, 2018
CESM2 will allow exploration of an impressive breadth of scientific questions.
Snow-covered Antarctic landscape
June 04, 2018
Scientists set out to understand how much snow is feeding the Antarctic ice sheets and whether it is enough to offset the ice lost to the ocean.
Hurricane Ike
May 21, 2018
A new analysis compares 22 recent hurricanes with their likely future selves at the end of this century.
An image of Hurricane Harvey taken by the GOES-16 satellite
May 10, 2018
In the weeks before Hurricane Harvey tore across the Gulf of Mexico and plowed into the Texas coast in August 2017, the Gulf's waters were warmer than any time on record.
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.

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