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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. A green roof on Chicago's city hall

    Beating the heat in Chicago

    With cities facing more extreme heat waves, scientists used NCAR-based WRF-Urban model to study which Chicago neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. A boat sits on dry land in Texas

    Impacts of El Niño and La Niña to intensify as climate warms

    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.

    • Climate

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  3. Oroville Dam

    Rain-on-snow flood risk to increase in many U.S. mountain regions

    Flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack could more than double by the end of this century in some areas of the western U.S. and Canada due to climate change.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  4. UCAR Congressional Briefing: Moving research to industry

    A panel of experts highlighted federally funded scientific advances that enable the growing weather industry to deliver targeted forecasts to consumers and businesses.

    • Government Relations

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