Climate & Climate Change

The US will experience more record high temperatures: summer weather map of US
November 21, 2016
The ratio of record highs to record lows will increase sharply if greenhouse gas emissions continue.
Rising Voice participants on field trip in Hawaii to learn about local climate challenges
November 03, 2016
Native American researchers, students, and community members will partner with Western science organizations to help shape mutually beneficial research projects.
North American temperature trends for 30 members of the CESM Large Ensemble
September 28, 2016
The CESM Large Ensemble reveals a staggering range of Earth climates that could have been along with a rich look at future climates that could potentially be.
Climate and food security report wins award - photo: farmer plows his land
September 22, 2016
The international report detailed potential climate impacts on global food security.
Atmospheric Rivers: ocean map shows Pineapple Express pattern
September 14, 2016
A high-resolution climate model based at NCAR is accurately capturing the ribbons of moist air that sometimes flow out of the tropics toward the drier mid-latitudes, allowing scientists to investigate how the Pineapple Express and similar weather-maker patterns may change as the climate warms.
Sulfates could limit global warming - image illustrates volcano plume
September 06, 2016
If society doesn't make steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, how much injection into the atmosphere of planet-cooling sulfates would it take to limit warming to 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels?
Mount Pinatubo's caldera on June 22, 1991
August 10, 2016
Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far been masked by the cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.

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