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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. Irrigation of agricultural fields in California.

    Irrigation alleviates hot extremes driven by human-caused climate change

    New research finds that irrigation can cancel out, or even reverse, the increased risk of heat extremes associated with human-caused climate change.

    • Climate

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  2. Nuclear test near Las Vegas

    Regional nuclear war could threaten global catastrophe

    A hypothetical nuclear war between India and Pakistan could kill 50-125 million people in the two nations in less than a week, according to new research.

    • Air Quality

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  3. Fishermen at dusk on Lake Victoria. (Photo by Africraigs.)

    Lifesaving storm warnings for Africa's Lake Victoria

    The HIGHWAY project aims to help the nations in the Lake Victoria Basin disseminate timely forecasts and warnings to those at risk.

    • Weather

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  4. A picture of the traveling exhibit at the Boulder Public Library

    NCAR’s new traveling climate exhibit hits the road

    NCAR has launched a traveling climate exhibit, designed to connect with communities across the country to share the science of climate change and the impact it’s having on people’s everyday lives.

    • Education + Outreach

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  5. Mushing on the Yukon River in winter. (Image: NPS/Josh Spice)

    Researchers partner with Native Alaskan, Yukon communities to study climate impacts on rivers, fish

    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.

    • Climate

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