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  1. Antarctic Climate: Short-Term Spikes, Long-Term Warming Linked to Tropical Pacific

    Dramatic year-to-year temperature swings and a century-long warming trend across West Antarctica are linked to conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean, according to a new analysis of ice cores conducted by scientists at NCAR and the University of Washington (UW).

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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    Scientists detail the effects of climate change on extreme weather in North America

    The first comprehensive analysis of observed and projected changes in weather and climate extremes in North America and U.S. territories was released today.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. Photograph of three men in a hangar wroking on equipment  attached to a plane

    Field project seeks clues to climate change in remote atmospheric region

    Scientists are deploying an advanced research aircraft to study a region of the atmosphere that influences climate change by affecting Earth's thermal balance. Findings will be used to improve computer models of global climate.

    • Climate,
    • Air Quality

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  4. Color image of two globes showing sea ice decline in the northern hemisphere

    Permafrost Threatened by Rapid Retreat of Arctic Sea Ice, NCAR Study Finds

    The rate of climate warming over northern Alaska, Canada, and Russia could more than triple during periods of rapid sea ice loss, according to a new study led by NCAR.

    • Climate

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  5. Photograph of wheat, close-up

    Lead authors available to discuss new U.S. climate report

    The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.

    • Climate

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