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Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice Linked to Natural Variability

The recent trend of increasing Antarctic sea ice extent — seemingly at odds with climate model projections — can largely be explained by a natural climate fluctuation, according to a new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
29-Jun-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Future Summers Could Regularly Be Hotter Than the Hottest on Record

If climate change continues on its current trajectory, the probability that any summer between 2061 and 2080 will be warmer than the hottest on record is 80 percent across the world's land areas, according to a study by the National Center for...
13-Jun-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

3D-Printed Weather Stations Fill Gaps in Developing World


Scientists have successfully installed the first wave of low-cost weather stations that are designed to provide critically needed information to farmers and other residents in developing countries. The stations are built largely with 3D-printed...
2-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen to Become Noticeable in 2030s


A reduction in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change is already discernible in some parts of the world and should be evident across large regions of the oceans between 2030 and 2040, according to a new study led by the...
27-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COSMIC Turns 10


A constellation of six small satellites — rocketed into space a decade ago — has made outsized contributions to our ability to forecast severe weather events, track climate change, and understand space weather.
12-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ocean Temps Predict U.S. Heat Waves 50 Days Out, Study Finds


The formation of a distinct pattern of sea surface temperatures in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean can predict an increased chance of summertime heat waves in the eastern half of the United States up to 50 days in advance.
28-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Potential Zika Virus Risk Estimated for 50 U.S. Cities


Key factors that can combine to produce a Zika virus outbreak are expected to be present in a number of U.S. cities during peak summer months, new research shows.
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Searing Heat Waves Detailed in Study of Future Climate


Aggressive cuts in greenhouse gas emissions will translate into sizable benefits, starting in the middle of the century, for both the number and intensity of extreme heat events, according to a new study led by NCAR.
23-Feb-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tip Sheet - Hurricane Experts Available for Interviews

NCAR scientists are available to discuss hurricane formation and behavior, the impacts of the powerful storms on society, and whether climate change may be altering hurricanes and other tropical cyclones.
9-Sep-2008 12:15 PM EDT

Lead Authors Available To Discuss New U.S. Climate Report

The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.
27-May-2008 12:00 PM EDT

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