Teachers: Join NOAA and partners for Stay-In-stitute for Climate Change Education Virtual Conference 27 May 2020

Teachers: Join NOAA and partners for Stay-In-stitute for Climate Change Education Virtual Conference

Registration is now open

From July 22-24, 2020, the three-day training will provide educators with skills, tools and resources to teach climate change concepts and empower students in all subject areas.

 
Link between Earth’s heat and hurricane strength grows 20 May 2020

Link between Earth’s heat and hurricane strength grows

Longer period of record reveals increases in storm intensity

Researchers from NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, funded by CPO's Climate Observations and Monitoring Program, have greater confidence that warming surface temperatures and increasing tropical cyclone intensity appear to go hand-in-hand.

Megadrought in southwestern North America and implications for the Colorado River 19 May 2020

Megadrought in southwestern North America and implications for the Colorado River

The National Integrated Drought Information System will host an upcoming webinar and just released a webinar recording that discuss recent research which shows that anthropogenic warming is leading to an emerging megadrought in southwestern North America.

New framework helps predict effect of extreme warming events on wildlife disease 19 May 2020

New framework helps predict effect of extreme warming events on wildlife disease

The framework could help managers better assess, anticipate, and mitigate potential impacts of extreme warming events on wildlife health.

Dangerous humid heat extremes occurring decades before expected 13 May 2020

Dangerous humid heat extremes occurring decades before expected

Climate models project dangerous combinations of heat and humidity by the end of the 21st century. New research says these extremes are already happening.

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