Climate mitigation policies for cities must consider air quality impacts 14 April 2022

Climate mitigation policies for cities must consider air quality impacts

These urban mitigation policies aimed at reducing CO2 emissions can worsen air quality and cause premature deaths if coemitted pollutants are not accounted for.

Solid aerosols in Arctic atmosphere could impact cloud formation and climate 14 April 2022

Solid aerosols in Arctic atmosphere could impact cloud formation and climate

New research demonstrates the presence of solid organic-coated ammonium sulfate particles in the Arctic boundary layer. As the Arctic loses ice, researchers expect to see more of these unique particles formed from oceanic emissions combined with ammonia from birds, that can change how clouds form and climate.

Women’s History Month 2022 Campaign Round-Up 13 April 2022

Women’s History Month 2022 Campaign Round-Up

In March 2022, NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) and NOAA Research held an interview campaign that highlighted CPO staff scientists and CPO-funded scientists for Women’s History Month.

A conversation with climate scientist Dr. Kate Marvel 12 April 2022

A conversation with climate scientist Dr. Kate Marvel

As a follow-up to the NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) series celebrating Women’s History Month, CPO communications analyst Amber Liggett interviewed climate scientist Dr. Kate Marvel.

Changes in AMOC might still be uncertain 7 April 2022

Changes in AMOC might still be uncertain

New data analysis of palaeoceanographic proxies leave scientists with more questions about changes in AMOC.

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