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  • New Insights Into Cloud Formation

    Clouds have a profound effect on the climate, but we know surprisingly little about how they form. Erika Sundn has studied how extremely small cloud particles can dispose of excess energy. This knowledge is necessary to understand processes in the atmosphere that affect global climate change. ...
  • WMO Information System becomes operational

    Geneva, 31 January 2012 (WMO), a new international information system to improve and expand the current exchange of weather, climate and water data C and cut the costs involved - has become operational....
  • New Report Reviews Plan for US Global Change Research Program

    The draft 10-year strategic plan for the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) -- which shapes and coordinates climate and related global environmental change research efforts of numerous agencies and departments across the federal government -- is "evolving in the right direction," but several key issues cou......
  • As Water Levels Drop, Texas Drought Reveals Secrets of the Deep

    For more than three years, the lake on Jack Mewbourns ranch here held a secret at its murky bottom: A 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. His grandson was the first one to notice the top of the car peeking out of the water. It wasnt luck, or even fate. It was drought. ...
  • New Projection Shows Global Food Demand Doubling by 2050

    Global food demand could double by 2050, according to a new projection by David Tilman, Regents Professor of Ecology in the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences, and colleagues, including Jason Hill, assistant professor in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. ...
  • Rising Air Pollution Worsens Drought, Flooding, New Study Finds

    New research finds that increases in air pollution and other particulate matter in the atmosphere can strongly affect cloud development in ways that reduce precipitation in dry regions or seasons, while increasing rain, snowfall and the intensity of severe storms in wet regions or seasons. (Credit: Image courtesy of......
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