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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. NASA aerial image of Greenland glacier.

    Paris Agreement targets could greatly reduce loss of ice sheets, glaciers

    A major international study predicts that sea level rise from the melting of land ice could be halved this century if society were to limit warming to 1.5°Celsius.

    • Climate,
    • Supercomputing

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  2. Photo of city traffic

    Ozone pollution levels dropped early in pandemic

    Ozone in the lower atmosphere fell by 7% on average across the Northern Hemisphere, new research finds.

    • Air Quality

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  3. Colorado River (photo by M. Thomson).

    Monsoon has limited impact on Colorado mountain streamflow

    As snowpack in the Rocky Mountains declines with climate change, a new study warns that summertime rains are unlikely to significantly bolster stream levels.

    • Water

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  4. Sunset over Queens, NY.

    Scientists use advanced computer modeling to project future urban heat

    An advanced new computer modeling technique has enabled scientists to project the potential extent of climate change in the world’s cities.

    • Climate

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  5. Research aircraft flies through smoke.

    Flying through wildfire smoke plumes could improve smoke forecasts

    Smoke forecasts may incorrectly predict the amount of particles in staler air.

    • Air Quality

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