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  1. 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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  2. 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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    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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  4. Andrew Monaghan

    Climate Models Overheat Antarctica, New Study Finds

    Computer analyses of global climate have consistently overstated warming in Antarctica, concludes new research by scientists at NCAR and Ohio State University.

    • Climate

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  5. Simone Tilmes

    Stratospheric injections to counter global warming could damage ozone layer

    A much-discussed idea to offset global warming by injecting sulfate particles into the stratosphere would have a drastic impact on Earth's protective ozone layer.

    • Climate

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