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  1. An ocean wave

    Climate change is creating a significantly more stratified ocean, new study finds

    The decrease in ocean mixing could amplify warming due to human-caused climate change at the Earth’s surface, intensify ocean acidification, and impact the marine food chain, among other impacts.

    • Climate

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  2. Greenland iceberg (NASA/Saskia Madlene)

    The Arctic is transitioning into a new climate state

    The fast-warming Arctic has started to transition from a predominantly frozen state into an entirely different climate, according to a comprehensive new study of Arctic conditions.

    • Climate

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  3. Washington Update: September 1, 2020

    This update provides information on budget and appropriations, NSF's approach to Earth system science, COVID-19 relief, and more.

    • Government Relations

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  4. UCAR announces 2020 Next Generation Fellows

    UCAR is pleased to announce the fourth cohort of the Next Generation Fellows, a program that provides support to rising Earth system science students from underrepresented communities. The 2020 Next Generation Fellows are: Akilah Alwan, diversity and inclusion fellow; Yelizaveta “Liza” Khmara, public policy fellow; Samar Minallah, Earth system science fellow.

    • Organization

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  5. Map of global ice age temperatures

    Scientists nail down average temperature of last ice age

    New research has nailed down the average global temperature at the peak of the last ice age, which helps scientists better understand today's relationship between carbon dioxide levels and warming temperatures.

    • Climate

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