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Climate Change News Archive


December 13, 2013
Climate Services Adaptation Programme aims to help African farmers adapt to climate change and extreme weather. More...

November 1, 2013
Rising temperatures may challenge Salt Lake City's water supply. More...

September 30, 2013
IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), including the Summary for Policymakers and The Physical Science Basis (WGI) released today. More...

September 27, 2013
World may have just 30 years to control carbon emissions and limit warming to 2 degC. More...

September 9, 2013
Spread of West Nile virus expected to vary by region under climate change. More...

August 15, 2013
Researchers study how to accurately measure a city's greenhouse gas emissions. More...

August 6, 2013
NOAA says 2012 was one of the 10 warmest years on record globally.More...

July 20, 2013
Nighttime heat waves increase in the Pacific Northwest. More...

July 8, 2013
GEOMAR researchers improve modeling of volcanic sulfur particle distribution. More...

June 25, 2013
President Obama announces climate change action plan. More... Full PDF

June 19, 2013
Greenland unprecedented ice melt event of July 2012 tied to climate change. More...

June 6, 2013
US Secretary of Agriculture says farmers and ranchers must adapt to climate change. More...

May 29, 2013
Computer model helps Iowa cities and citizens prepare for floods. More...

May 22, 2013
US Forest Service warns that wildfires may strengthen long-term climate change. More...

May 21, 2013
Making sense of the Moore tornado in a climate context. More...

May 10, 2013
White House launches the MATCH search engine to correlate climate and health. More...

May 3, 2013
NASA study projects warming-driven changes in global rainfall. More...

April 9, 2013
New teaching standards delve more deeply into climate change. More...

March 23, 2013
Study examines key phrase trends in climate change research and communication. More...

March 7, 2013
Survey reveals that most insurers are not planning for climate change. More...

March 5, 2013
The combined impact of rising sea level and storm surge is shown on maps of New Jersey. More...

February 20, 2013
Government Accountability Office (GAO) adds climate change to its list of "high-risk" threats to the nation's fiscal health. More...

January 2013
National Climate Assessment Draft released for public review. More...

January 15, 2013
NASA finds sustained long-term climate warming trend. More...

January 12, 2013
The Great Plains got a taste of future climate change with the historic weather of 2013. More...

December 14, 2012
Science article states 'as past experience in an ineffective predictor of future losses, insurers are using climate science to better quantify and diversify their exposure, more accurately price and communicate risk, and target adapation ... efforts.' More...

December 9, 2012
Doha talks reveal a 'subtle yet significant shift' in the United State's position on climate change. More...

November 21, 2012
United Nations report warns of widening climate gap. More...

November 13, 2012
Researchers analyze future snowpack decline from California to the Himalayas. More...

October 1, 2012
Climate change could cause 'substantial changes' to Southwest U.S. forests. More...

September 28, 2012
The changing climate of California threatens multiple types of crops. More...

September 28, 2012
Ice-free Arctic Sea could be years, not decades, away. More...

August 2012
NOAA Research Council releases State of the Science Fact Sheet about climate engineering. More...

July 5, 2012
U.S. Drought Monitor shows record-breaking expanse of drought. More...

June 15, 2012
NOAA states that May global temperatures were the warmest on record. More...

June 5, 2012
The Midwest Regional Climate Center and the High Plains Regional Climate Center discuss unusually warm spring temperatures. More MRCC... More HPRCC...

April 3, 2012
A preliminary analysis by NOAA/ESRL attempts to make some scientific sense out of record high March temperatures. More...

February 2012
Climate scientists not cowed by relentless climate change deniers. More...

December 7, 2011
Study projects widespread future drought conditions in the United States due to global climate warming. More...

December 7, 2011
Lecture on 'Predicting and Managing Extreme Events' delivered at AGU meeting. More...

October 24, 2011
Crop scientists say heat may be a more immediate concern for yields than rainfall. More...

October 13, 2011
Global temperatures in September were eighth warmest on record, sea ice extent second smallest on record. More...

June 29, 2011
New climate normals reveal average temperatures approximately 0.5 degrees F warmer than old normals. More...

May 11, 2011
Governing panel named for National Climate Assessment Advisory Committee. More...

April 2011
NOAA releases FAQ sheet for its new (1981 - 2010) climate Normals for the United States. More...

January 2011
Global temperatures for 2010 tie with 2005 as the warmest on record, according to NCDC. More...

January 7, 2011
NCDC will be redefining its 30-year "normals" due to changes in climate. More...

September 3, 2010
Preliminary report discusses the Russian heat wave of 2010 that included numerous record breaking temperatures in July and August. More...

August 27, 2010
Central-equatorial El NiƱos are becoming more common and progressively stronger, according to a new study by NASA and NOAA. More...

March 24, 2010
Disputed island in Bay of Bengal disappears into sea. More...

March 4, 2010
Study says undersea release of methane is under way. More...

February 26, 2010
Department of Energy releases new estimates of nation's wind energy potential. More...

January 21, 2010
2009: Second warmest year on record; End of warmest decade (NASA). More...

January 2010
NCDC declares the 2000-2009 decade as the warmest on record. More...

July 28, 2009
EarthPortal.org discusses the Essential Principles of Climate Science in a recent article. More...

May 2009
The National Science Foundation releases a report about researching the impacts of climate change around the world. More...

March 12, 2009
Key messages are delivered by Copenhagen's recent International Scientific Climate Change Congress. More...

January 2009
US Climate Change Science Program has completed 21 Synthesis and Assessment Products. More...

August 6, 2008
USDA Strategic Plan for Climate Change Research, Education, and Extension (Public Comment Deadline: September 19, 2008). More...

July 14, 2008
Global warming may raise kidney stone risk. More...

May 11, 2008
Global Climate Change: What It Means to Iowa. More...

2008
Global warming increases risk of frost damage to plants (Doc 39KB)

April 22, 2008
Earth Day is April 22. More...

April 18, 2008
America's Jet Stream Creeping North

March 29, 2008
Earth Hour Starts Its Journey Across the Globe

March 25, 2008
Huge Iceberg Breaks Away, Antarctic Ice Shelf 'Hangs By A Thread'

March 19, 2008
U.S. Power Plant Carbon Emissions Rose Almost 3 Percent in 2007

March, 2008
Global warming - impact of greenhouse gases

March, 2008
Nature Reports Climate Change

March 1, 2008
Earlier Plantings Underlie Yield Gains In Northern Corn Belt

February 19, 2008
Norway Mall Offers Shoppers Greenhouse Gas Credits

February 12, 2008
Sustainability key in new panel: Geoffroy creates new energy conservation group

February, 2008
Call for paper - The 2008 Growing the Bioeconomy Conference

February, 2008
Global warming - the science

January 31, 2008
Human-Induced Changes in the Hydrology of the Western United States

January 31, 2008
UN must coordinate action to address climate change, says new report

January 30, 2008
UN: climate change may cost $20 trillion

January 28, 2008
Bill Gutowski is helping build a climate research community in Africa

January 24, 2008
Geoffroy talks to GSB

January 23, 2008
Arctic ice-cap loss twice the size of France

January 7, 2008
ISU President Gregory Geoffroy says Iowans should lead renaissance in math and science

July 1, 2007
On the Impact of Corn and Soybeans to the Local Moisture Budget in Iowa