April 21, 2012
During the weekend of April 21-22, 2012, the Aldo Leopold Nature Center had the grand opening for its new climate change exhibit. CCR associate director, Dr. Michael Notaro, and CCR professor, Dr. Galen McKinley, volunteered as experts at the grand opening.
April 19, 2012
On April 19, 2012, CCR Associate Directory, Dr. Michael Notaro, spoke on the topic of Wisconsin climate change at the State Capitol for the Wisconsin Climate Change and Jobs Forum, organized by State Representative Brett Hulsey.
April 4, 2012
A news release from Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility of Oak Ridge National Laboratory has highlighted the research of CCR postdoc, Dr. Feng He and professor Zhengyu Liu, based on the recent Nature article. This research study demonstrates the IPCC-type model to predict climate’s future can reproduce its past.
January 12, 2012
he Monroe Times printed an article, "Snow finally on its way", which included an interview with CCR Associate Director Dr. Michael Notaro. Dr. Notaro discussed observed and projected snowfall trends and the seasonal outlook for Wisconsin and the Midwest.
January 12, 2012
The Australian website, The Conversation, posted an article called, "How aboriginal burning changed Australia's climate". The article discusses the research of CCR affiliate Professor Karl-Heinz Wyrwoll, CCR associate director Dr. Michael Notaro, and CCR postdoc Dr. Guangshan Chen, as found in their 2011 article in Geophysical Research Letters. They investigated the influence of burning practices on the landscape and consequences to the Australian summer monsoon.
December 19, 2011
CCR Director, Professor Jack Williams, was interviewed by The Atlantic about what can be learned about climate change from the historical record, the importance of coalition research, and the methods of extracting ancient DNA to understand the response of plant and animal species to climate change.
December 6, 2011
A UW-Madison press release has highlighted the research of CCR Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro, based on his December 2011 presentation at the American Geophysical Union conference. His research study relates antecedent snowpack in the Rockies Mountains to the strength of the subsequent summer monsoon in the Southwest United States.
November 25, 2011
CCR Scientist, Dr. Steve Vavrus, was quoted in an article in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding the increase in precipitation in Milwaukee during the past 60 years and why one should expect greater precipitation in a warming climate.
October 27, 2011
CCR Director, Professor Jack Williams, and Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro, were cited in a "Why Files" report regarding the record-breaking drought and heat in Texas during the summer of 211 and whether these are indications of climate change.