Congress has acted to avoid a government shutdown, the House Science Committee held a hearing on forecasting extreme weather events in a changing climate, and the Senate approved its version of a bill to fund the federal science agencies.
- Government Relations
Researchers at CU Boulder and NCAR have been awarded $3 million in funding from NSF to study the changing climate and rivers of Alaska and western Canada.
NCAR has started to generate high-resolution experimental, 48-hour forecasts of air pollutants across the contiguous United States.
- Air Quality
A panel of experts at a congressional briefing warned that increasingly powerful hurricanes, sea level rise, and other changing aspects of Earth's climate system are posing new challenges to the U.S. military.
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The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has announced the winners of the 2019 Next Generation Fellowships. The program, which is in its third year, supports graduate students from underrepresented communities in their professional careers as Earth system scientists.
- Education + Outreach