Climate change is making the weather pattern that's responsible for California's drought more likely, according to a new study from Stanford.
Cloudy climate change: How clouds affect Earth’s temperature
As the Earth’s surface temperature gradually rises, it has become vital for us to predict the rate of this increase with as much precision as possible. In order to do that, scientists need to understand more about aerosols and clouds. Jasper Kirkby details an experiment at CERN that aims to do just that.
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Lots of ice surrounds Antarctica, while Arctic melt moderates.
Alaska mountain glaciers retreating due to climate change
Tighten your seat belt! This runway is made of ice. Welcome to Ruth Glacier, deep inside Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve. Some of the visitors are here for recreational activities, such as backcountry skiing, but this is no vacation for University of Maine paleoclimatologist Karl Kreutz and his team. For them, time on the ice is all part of the job.
With support from the National Science Foundation, the scientists are
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