January 31, 2020

On Wednesday, February 5, climate  expert Dr. Gijs de Boer will answer questions in a Climate.gov tweet chat about ATOMIC scientific mission and his work on measuring the interactions between the clouds and ocean using an autonomous aircraft. 

Studying soot in snow
February 3, 2020

No. By a large majority, climate scientists agree that average global temperature today is warmer than in pre-industrial times, and that human activity is the primary contributing factor.

Intermountain Power Plant
January 23, 2014

Yes, human activities have increased the abundance of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, which a large majority of climate scientists agree is the main reason for the 1.5°F (0.85°C) rise in average global temperature since 1880.

October 17, 2019

If you missed our August 29 tweet chat, here's the transcript. Read what the fire and smoke experts had to say about the FIREX-AQ field campaign and its mission to study what's in the smoke from wildfires and agricultural burning. 

September 5, 2017

¿Qué tan buenos somos para detectar la influencia del calentamiento global en huracanes, incendios y otros eventos extremos? Estas preguntas y respuestas de nuestros archivos lo explican.

December 28, 2016
Trees within a city can help reduce urban heat, control stormwater, and provide habitat to local wildlife. As climate conditions change, a Chicago group is working to enhance the reilience of the city's urban forest.
December 15, 2016

A Q & A about the science of detecting the influence of global warming on hurricanes, fires, and other extreme events.

October 12, 2016

The ozone hole didn't cause global warming, but climate and the ozone hole are related in other ways.

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