The forecast calls for stats

Extreme weather events have become more common and more intense than ever. In the past five years, the United States… Read More

December 19, 2023

Up in smoke

As wildfires blaze around the globe, the particles and chemicals in smoke can affect distant climate patterns. Using simulations, climate… Read More

October 3, 2023

The storms ahead

In a mere 18-month span, the Texas Cold Snap left millions of people without power, the Pacific Northwest heat wave… Read More

April 25, 2023

High and dry

Midwesterners needn’t bother choosing their poison: droughts or floods. They get a double dose of both. The region is experiencing… Read More

February 7, 2023

Crops for a changing planet

For years, scientists have been grappled with a seemingly insurmountable challenge: feeding the world while providing it with renewable energy… Read More

September 20, 2022

Pi in the sky

In 2000, IEEE’s Computing in Science & Engineering journal published a list of the 20th century's top 10 algorithms. No.… Read More

March 14, 2022

Tracking the big melt

Earth’s rapidly changing Arctic coastal regions have an outsized climatic effect that echoes around the globe. Tracking processes behind this… Read More

September 22, 2021

Climate on a new scale

Note: Sandia National Laboratories' Mark Taylor is co-author of a paper, “A Performance-Portable Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Dycore for the Energy Exascale… Read More

November 18, 2020

Soil sifters

Microbes are mighty. Diverse communities of these single-celled organisms can have far-reaching effects in larger systems including soil, the human… Read More

April 1, 2020

Weather extremists

Throughout the winter, flooding has punctuated California’s extreme and lengthy drought. Rains have slammed the Bay Area particularly hard. Greenhouse… Read More

February 19, 2015