Tag: Societal Impacts
In a sign of the far-ranging effects of space weather, new research shows that a major 1972 solar storm caused the explosions of more than two dozen sea mines.
- Sun + Space Weather
A panel of experts called today for continued research investments to save lives and protect infrastructure in vulnerable coastal areas.
- Government Relations,
Days before Hurricane Florence collided with the Carolinas, battering them with catastrophic rains and strong winds, scientists were already working to quantify if climate change may have contributed to the storm's characteristics.
When an El Niño or its opposite, La Niña, forms in the future, it's likely to cause more intense impacts over many land regions — amplifying changes to temperature, precipitation, and wildfire risk — due to the warming climate.