1. Firefighters at staging area during 2020 California wildfire

    California wildfire smoke dimmed solar energy in 2020

    Solar energy forecasts in California substantiated overestimated energy production when wildfire smoke dimmed the skies.

    • Air Quality

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  2. Policy Insider: Dec. 8, 2022

    A look at important science legislation passed in the last year and what to watch for in 2023.

    • Government Relations

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  3. UCAR announces 2022 Next Generation Fellows cohort

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has announced the recipients of the prestigious Next Generation Fellowship for 2022. This year's recipients are: Gabriela Negrete García, public policy fellow; Miguel Ricardo Hilario, Earth system science fellow; Corinne Arrington Salter, diversity and inclusion fellow.

    • Organization

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  4. UCAR and NCAR scientists and staff receive AGU and AMS awards

    Scientists and staff at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have won national awards and distinguished fellowships from the AMS and the AGU. The NCAR and UCAR awardees and fellows are: Jeffrey Anderson, Julie Demuth, Andrew Gettelman, Sarah Gibson, Neil Jacobs, Gerald Meehl, Maria Molina, Angeline Pendergrass, Valerie Sloan, and Ryan Sobash.

    • Organization

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  5.  Buried machinery in barn lot in South Dakota during the Dust Bowl.

    1930s Dust Bowl affected extreme heat around Northern Hemisphere

    Scientists find link between the extreme heat of the Great Plains in the 1930s and soaring temperatures far beyond the United States.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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