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  1. A CESM simulation of clouds

    NCAR will collaborate on new initiative to integrate AI with climate modeling

    The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is a collaborator on a new $25 million initiative that will use artificial intelligence to improve traditional Earth system models with the goal of advancing climate research to better inform decision makers with more actionable information.

    • Climate

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  2. View of flooding in Germany in 2021

    Flooding patterns expected to change with future warming

    Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding, with moderate storms having mixed impacts but extreme storms generating more devastating and frequent flooding.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  3. Man in car gets his temperature checked

    Heat-related symptoms affected one-quarter of Americans during summer of 2020

    More than one-quarter of the U.S. population suffered from exposure to extreme heat during the pandemic summer of 2020, surveys show.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. Satellite image of smoke from Australian fire

    Bushfires, not pandemic lockdowns, had biggest impact on global climate in 2020

    The smoke from devastating Australian bushfires cooled the planet in 2020 and pushed tropical thunderstorms northward.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. William Mahoney

    5G wireless networks threaten weather forecasts, NCAR expert tells Congress

    NCAR Associate Director William Mahoney testified in Congress today about the need to protect radio frequencies that are needed for weather forecasts and understanding the climate system.

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Weather

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