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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. New study highlights wide-ranging impacts of climate change

    A major new international study shows that the impact of climate change is apparent in nearly all aspects of the climate system with the potential for major impacts on society and vulnerable ecosystems.

    • Climate

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  2. NCAR names second cohort of Early Career Faculty Innovators

    The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has named 12 faculty members from U.S. universities to its second cohort of its Early Career Faculty Innovator Program.

    • Education + Outreach

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  3. Output from a wind forecast

    NCAR scientists recruiting the public to help ground-truth hurricane risk app

    A team of researchers is test-piloting the first phase of a web application that will ultimately allow users to get tailored information about the likely storm impacts at their specific locations, including information on the likelihood of high winds, when those winds will arrive, and how much damage they may cause to their homes.

    • Weather

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  4. Nuclear test on Bikini atoll in 1954.

    Smoke from nuclear war would devastate ozone layer, alter climate

    The massive columns of smoke generated by a nuclear war would alter the world’s climate for years and devastate the ozone layer, endangering both human health and food supplies, new research shows.

    • Climate

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  5. NASA satellite image of ozone over Arctic in October 2021

    Protecting the ozone layer is delivering vast health benefits

    International agreements to protect the ozone layer have been so successful that they will prevent an estimated 443 million cases of skin cancer and 63 million cataract cases for people born in the United States through the end of this century, according to new research.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate

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