Policy & Society

February 23, 2011
A case study from NCAR looks at how coastal residents assessed their risks and made decisions leading up to Hurricane Ike.
January 18, 2011
Geoengineering our climate system to ward off the effects of global warming may end up cooling the tropics to below present-day levels.
David Levin (NOVA) and Tim Lim (NCAR) at VORTEX2 field project
November 15, 2010
As president of the American Meteorological Society, Margaret LeMone pondered communication-related issues for the 2011 annual meeting of the AMS.
Map of U.S. coast (cropped) showing areas of sea level change
September 29, 2010
Scientists, policymakers, and regional leaders presented the National Climate Adaptation Summit Report to President Obama's science and technology advisor, John Holdren.
Stephen Schneider outdoors at NCAR in 1978
July 21, 2010
One of the most influential and colorful atmospheric scientists of modern times passed from the scene unexpectedly on 19 July. Stephen Schneider died of an apparent heart attack while on board a flight from Sweden to London.
Hand holding key
June 10, 2010
New, more interactive and versatile uses of the Web are beginning to enable profound changes in the entire life cycle of scientific publications. Among these developments, one that is currently looming large in many scientists’ minds is open access.

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