Tag Archives: Climate Change

Black carbon in Antarctica

Spectral and chemical measurements highlight the local effects of pollutants on the albedo of Antarctic snow. Continue reading

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California’s recent weather extremes

A planetary-scale pattern of atmospheric waves may be responsible for California’s droughts and floods. Continue reading

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A hard rain’s a-gonna fall

A high-resolution climate model predicts an almost across-the-board increase in extreme precipitation events throughout North America. Continue reading

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New Research Project: Seismic Hazards

The next addition to Research Now’s expanding portfolio of research projects is an evaluation of the faults and character of the seafloor in the vicinity of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. Continue reading

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A Dry State in the West

What is causing California’s worst-ever drought? Continue reading

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Greener Ways to Raise Revenue

Northwest states lead the US in evaluating the feasibility of a carbon tax. Continue reading

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Trapping and Keeping Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Underground carbon sequestration could mitigate global warming. Its effectiveness is being studied in the field and in the lab. Continue reading

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Research Now Concept Paper

Current knowledge and need for further research regarding environmental impact of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. Continue reading

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Adapting to Climate Change: International Organizations II

What the world is doing to bridge the gap between science, policy, and x-factors in adapting to climate change. Continue reading

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Adapting to Climate Change: International Organizations

How an Arctic people are coping with the combined effects of warming temperatures and increased industrial presence. Continue reading

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