Tag: Climate Change

 
May 19, 2016

SERDP

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) The Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is the Department of Defense’s environmental science and technology program.…

 
May 19, 2016

Expertise: Climate Science

Climate Science Climate Dynamics Climate Drivers Atmospheric Science Meteorology Extremes Search “Climate Science” Scenarios and Projections Climate Change Model Downscaling National and Regional-Scale Projections State-by-state…

May 10, 2016

Building Climate Change Resilience

On May 10, the White House hosted a conference on resilient building codes. Climate scientist Ken Kunkel of the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North…

Apr 4, 2016

Assessing Climate Change and Human Health

On April 4, 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a report titled The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health…

Mar 14, 2016

Detection and Attribution of Climate Extremes in the Observed Record

Kenneth Kunkel and Liqiang Sun of CICS-NC are coauthors on a paper that provides an overview of the science of detecting changes in climate extremes…

Mar 14, 2016

Innovations in Science and Scenarios for Assessment

CICS-NC’s Kenneth Kunkel is the lead author on a paper in Climatic Change describing the climate and sea level rise scenarios that were developed in…

Oct 9, 2015

Comparing CMIP3 and CMIP5 Climate Simulations

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a new report comparing results for the United States from two generations of climate model simulations.…

Apr 10, 2015

Winter Severity and Frost Depth in a Warming Climate

In many areas of the country, proper building design and construction depend on accurate expectations of how deeply the ground will freeze in the winter.…

Feb 9, 2015

Temperature Extremes in a Warming Climate

We know that global and national average temperatures have been increasing since around the start of the 20th century. But have there also been increases…

Oct 29, 2014

Trends and Variability in Severe Snowstorms East of the Rocky Mountains

Severe snowstorms can have significant impacts on human safety and economic activity. As global temperatures increase, it is important to understand how severe winter storms…