1. A green roof on Chicago's city hall

    Beating the heat in Chicago

    With cities facing more extreme heat waves, scientists used NCAR-based WRF-Urban model to study which Chicago neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. UCAR names 2018 Next Generation Fellows

    UCAR has announced the 2018 winners of its Next Generation Fellowships, a program designed to support graduate students from communities underrepresented in the Earth system sciences.

    • Organization

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  3. UCAR partnering with UA on innovative radars

    UCAR and the University of Alabama are using information from radars to add new capabilities to the National Water Model

    • Water

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  4. A boat sits on dry land in Texas

    Impacts of El Niño and La Niña to intensify as climate warms

    When an El Niño or its opposite, La Niña, forms in the future, it's likely to cause more intense impacts over many land regions — amplifying changes to temperature, precipitation, and wildfire risk — due to the warming climate.

    • Climate

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  5. A satellite image of Hurricane Lane provided by NOAA

    Hurricane experts available to explain storm behavior, potential impacts

    As the hurricane season reaches its peak, scientists at NCAR and UCAR are closely watching the storm and its potential for strong winds, torrential rains, and widespread flooding.

    • Weather

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