The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is a collaborator on a new $25 million initiative that will use artificial intelligence to improve traditional Earth system models with the goal of advancing climate research to better inform decision makers with more actionable information.
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research congratulates Louis Uccellini, head of the National Weather Service, on his upcoming retirement.
Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding, with moderate storms having mixed impacts but extreme storms generating more devastating and frequent flooding.
According to a new study published in the journal Nature, the global ban of chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting substances prescribed by the 1987 Montreal Protocol and its subsequent amendments has prevented the eventual collapse of the ozone layer, thereby shielding vegetation from harmful ultraviolet radiation.
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More than one-quarter of the U.S. population suffered from exposure to extreme heat during the pandemic summer of 2020, surveys show.