A major international study predicts that sea level rise from the melting of land ice could be halved this century if society were to limit warming to 1.5°Celsius.
The National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 120 new members, including distinguished climate scientist Clara Deser of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Deser is a senior scientist in the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) in NCAR.
UCAR President Antonio Busalacchi congratulates Sprinrad, an internationally recognized scientist and executive with in-depth knowledge of NOAA.
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Australian fires in 2019 and 2020 injected almost 1 million metric tons of smoke into the stratosphere, causing it to warm and likely contributing to a large and persistent ozone hole.
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Lockdowns last year in response to COVID-19 resulted in drastic cuts to emissions, especially from vehicle tailpipes, and yet some urban areas saw a paradoxical spike in ozone air pollution.
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