January 11, 2010
Policymakers should focus on what needs to be achieved in the next 40 years in order to keep long-term options viable for avoiding dangerous levels of warming, a new study concludes.
Brian O'Neill
January 07, 2010
Rich Anthes, UCAR president, believes that it is vital that we pay attention to what electronic communication can take from us, as well as what it can give us.
Richard Anthes
December 04, 2009
UCAR is concerned that emails and data, including personal information about individuals, have been hacked from the University of East Anglia. The selective publication of some stolen emails and other papers taken out of context is not a responsible way to engage on the issue of climate change.
November 06, 2009
How do people and organizations respond to extreme weather events—in particular, flash floods? Flash floods are already on average the leading cause of weather-related fatalities in the United States and second most common worldwide.
Flooded highway.
September 11, 2009
For Rana Fine at the University of Miami, this an exciting time for the UCAR community to be engaged in some of the most important issues facing our nation today.
June 23, 2009
Close to 9 out of 10 adult Americans obtain weather forecasts regularly, and they do so more than three times each day on average, according to a new nationwide survey.
Man walking on snowy city street
June 08, 2009
NCAR researchers are studying whether the eruption of Indonesia’s Mt. Toba supervolcano about 70,000–75,000 years ago may have cooled Earth enough to initiate an ice age and potentially alter the course of human evolution.
A satellite image.
April 06, 2009
The 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak swept through several southern states and the lower Ohio Valley, killing 57 people. NCAR scientist Julie Demuth helped the National Weather Service assess the societal impacts of the deadly storms.
The funnel cloud of a tornado
December 12, 2008
Researchers are working toward predictions of climate change impacts in specific regions and even metropolitan areas. But are local and regional decision makers taking advantage of this science to begin to prepare for the impacts of global warming?
Photograph of Jack Fellows
December 09, 2008
En las próximas décadas serán pocos los países en vías de desarrollo que podrán producir tecnologías más eficientes para reducir emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, concluye nueva investigación.
Photograph of pinkish gray air over a cityscape
December 09, 2008
Contrary to earlier projections, few developing countries will be able to afford more efficient technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, new research concludes.
Photograph of pinkish gray air over a cityscape
August 20, 2008
Eight leading professional organizations in the field of weather and climate today called on the next administration and Congress to better protect the United States from severe weather and climate change.
Photo of a large tornado
April 02, 2008
Reducing global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) over the coming century will be more challenging than society has been led to believe, according to a new research commentary.
Photograph of Tom Wigley
April 01, 2008
Patricia Romero Lankao, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • As a sociologist, Romero Lankao seeks to understand the human dimensions of environmental issues.
Paty Romero Lankao
February 12, 2008
Leading representatives from indigenous and scientific communities will take part in a landmark climate change symposium at NCAR in Boulder.
Photograph of a prairie with red barn in the distance, blue sky

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