Climate & Climate Change

August 12, 2008
Dramatic year-to-year temperature swings and a century-long warming trend across West Antarctica are linked to conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean, according to a new analysis of ice cores conducted by scientists at NCAR and the University of Washington (UW).
Jerry Meehl
June 19, 2008
The first comprehensive analysis of observed and projected changes in weather and climate extremes in North America and U.S. territories was released today.
Photograph of three men in a hangar wroking on equipment  attached to a plane
June 12, 2008
Scientists are deploying an advanced research aircraft to study a region of the atmosphere that influences climate change by affecting Earth's thermal balance. Findings will be used to improve computer models of global climate.
Color image of two globes showing sea ice decline in the northern hemisphere
June 10, 2008
The rate of climate warming over northern Alaska, Canada, and Russia could more than triple during periods of rapid sea ice loss, according to a new study led by NCAR.
Photograph of wheat, close-up
May 27, 2008
The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.

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