1. Emperor penguin chicks

    Future greenhouse gas emissions will determine fate of emperor penguins

    Reduced emissions under the Paris Agreement would minimize the loss of Antarctic sea ice, helping emperor penguins to survive.

    • Climate

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  2. Cheyenne Supercomputer at NWSC in Wyoming

    NCAR climate model dataset available on the cloud

    A massive dataset that is widely used by the climate and atmospheric research community to study phenomena such as extreme rainfall, ice loss, and extended droughts in North America, is now freely available on the commercial cloud. 

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Supercomputing

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. New consortium brings together solar geoengineering modeling experts

    Many of the country’s top solar geoengineering researchers have banded together to form a modeling consortium aimed at identifying gaps in our current understanding, prioritizing research that can fill those gaps, and pooling resources.

    • Climate

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