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  1. New research reveals 2010 Montreal Protocol prevented rapid acceleration of climate change

    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.

    • Air Quality

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  2. Man in car gets his temperature checked

    Heat-related symptoms affected one-quarter of Americans during summer of 2020

    More than one-quarter of the U.S. population suffered from exposure to extreme heat during the pandemic summer of 2020, surveys show.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. Steven Gallagher is named UCAR chief operating officer

    Gallagher comes to UCAR with over 30 year of executive leadership and management experience in scientific research organizations.

    • Organization

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  4. Satellite image of smoke from Australian fire

    Bushfires, not pandemic lockdowns, had biggest impact on global climate in 2020

    The smoke from devastating Australian bushfires cooled the planet in 2020 and pushed tropical thunderstorms northward.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. William Mahoney

    5G wireless networks threaten weather forecasts, NCAR expert tells Congress

    NCAR Associate Director William Mahoney testified in Congress today about the need to protect radio frequencies that are needed for weather forecasts and understanding the climate system.

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Weather

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