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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Military vehicles ford floodwaters in Minnesota

    UCAR Congressional Briefing: Weather and climate risks to national security

    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.

    • Climate,
    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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