The sobering report finds that climate change is already affecting nearly every part of the planet with rapidly intensifying impacts, and human activities are unequivocally the cause.
The recently published study shows how smoke-influenced clouds differ from their clean air counterparts, with complex implications for our weather and climate.
New study clarifies the relationship between sea ice loss and the seasonal process of warm-season absorption and cold-season heat release by the Arctic Ocean.
Tropical cyclones are one of the most intense storm systems on earth and nearly one-third of global tropical cyclones form in the western North Pacific. So why was the 2020 season quiet? A new MAPP-funded study helps answer this question.
The new white paper describing the research challenge identifies opportunities for increased understanding of U.S. coasts in the face of extreme weather and climate change.
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Dr. Sandy Lucas
CVP Program Manager
CVP Program Specialist
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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