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  1. UCAR Magazine

    Snow depth and density revisited

    Margaret "Peggy" LeMone takes another stab at the challenge of showing that snow depth decreases at least in part because the snow “settles” and increases in density.

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Consensus and controversy:  Which makes the news?

    Consensus and controversy: Which makes the news?

    Even though reports continue to pour in about melting glaciers, sea ice loss, and temperatures across much of the globe remaining unusually warm, fewer and fewer Americans seem to believe the climate is warming.

    • Climate

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  3. UCAR Magazine

    Now comes the hard part

    Diplomats from almost 200 countries met in Copenhagen, Denmark, to huddle, confer, cajole, and eventually forge the structure of a new global agreement to reduce carbon emissions.

    • Climate

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  4. UCAR Magazine

    Heat, fire, and fear in Australia

    Few other parts of the world are showing climatic trends as distinct and ominous as Australia’s—and these changes are broadly consistent with what climate models tell us the 21st century has in store for the continent.

    • Climate

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  5. Record high temperatures far outpace record lows across U.S.

    Spurred by a warming climate, daily record high temperatures occurred twice as often as record lows over the last decade across the continental United States, new research shows.

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