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  1. An ocean wave

    Climate change is creating a significantly more stratified ocean, new study finds

    The decrease in ocean mixing could amplify warming due to human-caused climate change at the Earth’s surface, intensify ocean acidification, and impact the marine food chain, among other impacts.

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  2. Greenland iceberg (NASA/Saskia Madlene)

    The Arctic is transitioning into a new climate state

    The fast-warming Arctic has started to transition from a predominantly frozen state into an entirely different climate, according to a comprehensive new study of Arctic conditions.

    • Climate

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  3. Map of global ice age temperatures

    Scientists nail down average temperature of last ice age

    New research has nailed down the average global temperature at the peak of the last ice age, which helps scientists better understand today's relationship between carbon dioxide levels and warming temperatures.

    • Climate

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  4. The Jones Fire burns in Oregon in 2017.

    Grants will help scientists probe droughts, model fisheries

    Three scientists at NCAR will lead research projects funded by a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that aims to improve our ability to better understand and predict climate variability in both the short and long term.

    • Climate

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  5. Survey: Indigenous populations face unique COVID-19 risks

    The Rising Voices Center has identified research topics that are important for better understanding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Native Peoples.

    • Climate

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