Policy & Society

Drought puts California water supply at risk: Photo of Lake Mead, Nevada/Arizona
January 13, 2014
In parts of California and Oregon, 2013 was the driest calendar year on record, with no sign of relief on the horizon. NCAR scientists are examining how water and energy use intersect across this drought-prone region and how the nexus could evolve in a future climate.
Predicting flu season: Photo of people wearing face masks
December 20, 2013
Techniques used in weather and climate forecasting are helping to predict peak flu outbreaks.
Moving a vlliage: Aerial view of Kivalina, Alaska, USA
December 16, 2013
Some Native American communities in Alaska and Louisiana are planning to relocate entire villages because of climate change. What are the obstacles they face?
Finance and weather/climate risk: water-vapor satellite image from Midwest tornado outbreak, Nov 17, 2013
November 20, 2013
Maximizing returns on financial investments depends on accurately accounting for weather and climate risks, new report concludes.

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