Policy & Society

FLA Anthes Building
September 06, 2013
Two recently remodeled buildings on UCAR's Foothills campus have earned the highest possible rating from the U.S. Green Building Council for their sustainable design.
Drought and tourism: Photo of dry, cracked lakebed
July 08, 2013
Drier ski slopes, reduced river flows, and increased wildfires can potentially discourage tourists from coming to Colorado. Should local officials and business leaders do more to plan for these impacts?
Carbon dioxide and the Keeling Curve: depiction of recent trends against blue sky
May 15, 2013
Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere have crossed a major threshold: 400 parts per million. Here are five key points on how carbon dioxide is affecting Earth’s atmosphere and the role we're playing in it.
April 01, 2013
The new office will advocate for UCAR's member universities and also seek business opportunities with companies and foundations.
Weathercasters and climate change: Gary Lezak, KSHB, Kansas City
March 01, 2013
Broadcast meteorologists are a leading source of information about the atmosphere for the public, but many avoid mentioning global warming. New research finds barriers that may keep them from addressing the science of climate change on the air.
Hurricane Sandy storm surge-wreckage of New Jersey roller coaster
December 31, 2012
More than two days ahead of landfall, it was clear that Hurricane Sandy could bring higher water than New York and New Jersey had seen in decades. But for thousands of people in the area, the threat simply didn’t register. (Part 1 of 2)

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