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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.
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?

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