1. A side-by-side composite photo of a white truck and a dark truck.

    Are darker-colored cars warmer inside than lighter-colored cars?

    When our family bought our last car, we debated about the color, wondering if a white car would be cooler on our summer road trips across the American West than a darker-colored car. We ended up purchasing the white car. But was it for the right reason?

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. MIRAGE: Measuring Shanghai's air pollution

    In 2006, a team of NCAR researchers convened in Mexico City for MIRAGE, a study of the chemical and physical transformation of air pollution in urban areas and its impact on air quality, ecosystems, and climate. Another MIRAGE field campaign kicks off this month, this time in Shanghai, China's largest city.

    • Air Quality

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