Policy & Society

April 08, 2011
Alaska is among the fastest-warming places on Earth, with its interior region warming the most statewide. A study by NCAR’s Shannon McNeeley looks at the vulnerability to climate change of native rural communities.
near Mexico City
April 06, 2011
Cities worldwide are failing to take necessary steps to protect their residents from the likely impacts of climate change.
Birds gather at a flooded spot in a North Dakota roadway.
March 10, 2011
Like a creature from a hydrologic horror flick, Devils Lake, North Dakota, has been expanding off and on for 70 years, most dramatically from the mid-1990s onward. Some of its tendrils have blocked rail lines and roadways for years.
March 02, 2011
New research indicates that a regional nuclear war would deplete Earth’s protective ozone layer so profoundly that levels of ultraviolet radiation across the world would exceed levels now considered extreme.
February 23, 2011
A case study from NCAR looks at how coastal residents assessed their risks and made decisions leading up to Hurricane Ike.



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