1. Climate and food security report wins award - photo: farmer plows his land

    Food security report wins USDA award

    The international report detailed potential climate impacts on global food security.

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  2. Atmospheric Rivers: ocean map shows Pineapple Express pattern

    Atmospheric rivers come into focus with high-res climate model

    A high-resolution climate model based at NCAR is accurately capturing the ribbons of moist air that sometimes flow out of the tropics toward the drier mid-latitudes, allowing scientists to investigate how the Pineapple Express and similar weather-maker patterns may change as the climate warms.

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  3. Congressional briefing on water: inundation map

    UCAR congressional briefing highlights flood, drought prediction

    Experts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,

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  4. MPAS forecast for Hurricane Matthew

    NCAR|UCAR hurricane experts available to explain storm behavior, impacts

    Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), use advanced computer models and observations to study how tropical storms behave and their impacts on society.

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  5. Sulfates could limit global warming - image illustrates volcano plume

    The 2-degree goal and the question of geoengineering

    If society doesn't make steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, how much injection into the atmosphere of planet-cooling sulfates would it take to limit warming to 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels?

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