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WATCH: What Role Do Clouds Play In Climate Change?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.18.2013 | Science

Most of us learned all about clouds in grade school -- from the different types of clouds there are in the sky to how they form. But for climate scien...

Heat From Cities Has Far Ranging Effects On Climate: NCAR

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 03.30.2013 | Denver

Heat generated through everyday activities in one urban setting can affect the jet stream and other atmospheric systems, according to a new study in w...

Is a Better Forecast in Our Future?

Astrid Caldas | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green
Astrid Caldas

Yellowstone is expected to be up and running by next summer. I for one will be looking at forecasts in a completely different way.

Study: Economy Is Not 'Weatherproof'

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 08.22.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- The day-to-day weather may be the source of lots of small talk, but that comes at a big price. A study released by the National Center ...

Your Life Depends Upon This Tiny Plant

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

Phytoplankton is a keystone plant species and is the basis for all life in the ocean, responsible for producing 70% of the oxygen of the planet; the very air that we breathe. And they are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Biblical Miracles You Can Perform at Home

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Todd Hartley

The latest attempt to prove scientifically that events in the Bible could have occurred comes courtesy of researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and CU-Boulder.

World's Most Challenging Competition Shakes Earth to Its Core

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett Greene

The "Race to the Core" competition is an Olympic-style battle of the minds where individual countries will field teams to send scientific probes 3,950 miles straight down to the center of the earth.

Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Boulder's National Center For Atmospheric Research Predicts Spread To The Atlantic

Boulder Daily Camera | Laura Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The oil that has been gushing out of a broken well in the Gulf of Mexico for more than a month will likely reach the Atlantic Ocean and then travel up...

Hell of A Hail Stone

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Weller

When Les Scott went out into his backyard in rural South Dakota once the hail storm had stopped he was astonished. And it started a virtual HSI (Ha...

Tim Wirth Defends Boulder Climate Scientists

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

A sellout crowd of 150 Sunday night heard former Senator Tim Wirth decry an "army of attack dogs" trying to derail climate-change action by Congress.

Climate-Change Program To Aid Poor Nations Is Shut

New York Times | Andrew C. Revkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The National Center for Atmospheric Research, an important hub for work on the causes and consequences of climate change, has shut down a program focu...