1. 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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  2. NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V: Advanced research aircraft to help with hurricane forecasts

    NSF/NCAR research plane assisting with U.S. hurricane forecasts

    The advanced Gulfstream-V research aircraft will take critical observations of powerful storms

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  3. NCAR solar energy Sun4Cast system - photo: solar panels in Colorado's San Luis Valley

    Solar energy gets boost from new forecasting system

    NCAR and its collaborators have successfully developed cutting-edge forecasts to make solar energy more effective.

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  4. New national water model: Image compares lower resolution of current model to higher resolution of WRF-Hydro

    US taps NCAR technology for new water resources forecasts

    NOAA is using an advanced NCAR prediction system as the core of the new National Water Model.

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  5. Mount Pinatubo's caldera on June 22, 1991

    Climate change already accelerating sea level rise, study finds

    Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far been masked by the cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.

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