CPO-funded Scientists Contribute to New IPCC Report 17 August 2021

CPO-funded Scientists Contribute to New IPCC Report

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.

CPO Funds University of Vermont Extreme Heat Project 16 August 2021

CPO Funds University of Vermont Extreme Heat Project

The project will build on outcomes from NOAA's community-led field campaigns, which have helped engage the Burlington community and have produced critical hyperlocal temperature information. But cities, and Vermont's smaller cities and communities in particular, need more tools and resources to help them determine the most effective and efficient solutions tailored to their needs.  

WE-CAN Field Campaign Shows How Wildfire Smoke Changes Clouds 11 August 2021

WE-CAN Field Campaign Shows How Wildfire Smoke Changes Clouds

The recently published study shows how smoke-influenced clouds differ from their clean air counterparts, with complex implications for our weather and climate.

Study Helps Untangle the Relationship Between Arctic Sea Ice Loss and Climate Feedbacks in a Warming Arctic 11 August 2021

Study Helps Untangle the Relationship Between Arctic Sea Ice Loss and Climate Feedbacks in a Warming Arctic

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.

What Caused a Quiet Hurricane Season in the North Pacific? 10 August 2021

What Caused a Quiet Hurricane Season in the North Pacific?

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.

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