“We have two pollutants of concern here that you can check data daily: ozone and fine particulate matter. I make decisions for my family living on the Front Range, especially my kids, their outdoor activities, based on that data.” (KUNC/NPR)
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In an accompanying article in Nature, professor Scott Denning wrote that the paper’s “atmospheric profiles show that the uncertain future is happening now.” (New York Times)
CSU’s Tropical Meteorology Project increased its forecast to 20 named storms and nine hurricanes. In April, it had predicted the 2021 season would net 17 named storms and eight hurricanes. (Smithsonian Magazine)
For the second time this summer, a blistering heat wave brought record-breaking temperatures to the state and experts say heat waves are becoming more common because of climate change. (Colorado Public Radio)
About 40% of methane emissions from oil and gas production can be eliminated without costing a cent, the U.S. Energy Information Agency said in a recent report. (CBS News)
CSU Atmospheric Science Associate Professor and Science Moms co-founder Emily Fischer talks with Outside about what to do when your little one brings up sea-level rise, extinction, wildfires, and other ecological griefs.
You may think of Russia — especially the northern areas from St. Petersburg to Moscow and into Siberia — as one of the coldest places on Earth, but that was certainly not the case the past few days. (ABC7 Chicago)
The Fire Temperature RBG technique was developed at a branch of NOAA located at Colorado State University — an organization called the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA). (9News Denver)
According to CSU’s Phil Klotzbach, Claudette is the fifth-earliest third-named storm on record since 1950. The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be an active one. (Washington Post)
CSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor John van de Lindt speaks with USA Today about tornado research compared with other natural disasters he had studied.