Climate & Climate Change

Collage of areas studied by BRACE
September 18, 2017
Scientists from NCAR have partnered with colleagues across the country to quantify the benefits for heat, health, agriculture, and more, of reducing emissions.
Illustration of asteroid impact
August 21, 2017
Tremendous amounts of soot, lofted into the air from global wildfires following a massive asteroid strike 66 million years ago, would have plunged Earth into darkness for nearly two years, new research finds.
Paris climate agreement: UCAR logo
June 01, 2017
With new uncertainties about greenhouse gas emissions, research is more vital than ever.
Map of ocean oxygen trend
May 11, 2017
A new analysis has found that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.
The headwaters of the Rio Grande River
May 11, 2017
Since the mid-1980s, the percentage of precipitation that becomes streamflow in the Upper Rio Grande watershed has fallen more steeply than at any point in at least 445 years.

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