July 5, 2012
Steve Vavrus talks about the recent extreme heat and how it relates to climate changes.
June 25, 2012
Anders Carlson, a University of Wisconsin–Madison geosciences professor, discusses ice samples pulled from nearly a mile below the surface of Greenland glaciers have long served as a historical thermometer, adding temperature data to studies of the local conditions up to the Northern Hemisphere’s climate.
June 14, 2012
The Capital Times interviewed Jack Williams regarding a recent nature paper on ecological tipping points that he co-authored.
June 6, 2012
On June 6, 2012, Dr. Michael Notaro led a 1 1/2 hour seminar on "Wisconsin Climate Change" as part of the 50th Annual College Days event at UW-Madison. College Days offers an opportunity for individuals of all ages to experience college life, stay in the university dorms, and attend seminars taught by UW-Madison and UW-Extension faculty, staff, and community experts.
April 26, 2012
Nature magazine has highlighted a recent article by Dr. Steve Vavrus and his collaborator, Dr. Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University: "Evidence linking Arctic amplification to extreme weather in mid-latitudes". The paper describes how recent Arctic warming may be affecting weather in middle latitudes and is featured in Nature as a "Community Choice" for being among the most highly viewed scientific papers recently.
April 24, 2012
CCR Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro, was interviewed by the Badger Herald in April 2012 for the article, "Report: Wis. needs to implement climate change plans". In the interview, Dr. Notaro discussed climate change in Wisconsin and the need to develop adaptation strategies.
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.