1. The browning of Rupert Bay, NASA

    Climate change could decrease Sun's ability to disinfect lakes, coastal waters

    An increase in extreme rainfall makes it more difficult for UV light to kill pathogens.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  2. Collage of areas studied by BRACE

    Quantifying the benefits of cutting carbon

    Scientists from NCAR have partnered with colleagues across the country to quantify the benefits for heat, health, agriculture, and more, of reducing emissions.

    • Climate

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  3. UCAR statement on U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

    With new uncertainties about greenhouse gas emissions, research is more vital than ever.

    • Climate

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  4. Map of ocean oxygen trend

    Decades of data on world's oceans reveal a troubling oxygen decline

    A new analysis has found that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.

    • Climate

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  5. The headwaters of the Rio Grande River

    Warmer temperatures cause decline in key runoff measure

    Since the mid-1980s, the percentage of precipitation that becomes streamflow in the Upper Rio Grande watershed has fallen more steeply than at any point in at least 445 years.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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