June 24, 2021 | Nasa Science
Michael Notaro (CCR), Rose Pertzborn (CCR), Janet Struble (University of Toledo),David Bydlowski (Wayne RESA), and Kevin Czajkowski (University of Toledo), the co-directorsof the Midwest GLOBE/ESS Collaborative, led the GLOBE Midwest ESS Virtual Science Symposium for K-12 students.
June 6, 2021 | Beloit Daily News
Michael Notaro received NSF funding to help foster diversity and inclusion in STEM, as it relatesto race/ethnicity and neurodivergence, within K-12 schools in Beloit in collaboration with the School District of Beloit, Beloit College, the Welty Environmental Center, and Achieving Collaborative Treatment.
May 24, 2021
Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) affiliate Jim Kossin recently shared his research into the connection between climate change and hurricanes with the New York Times and NBC Miami. Kossin’s research shows that over the last four decades the likelihood a hurricane would be categorized as major intensity has increased by 25 percent. Additionally, his research shows that a category three, four, or five hurricane is now twice as likely in the Tropical Atlantic. He also shared that there has been a 41 percent increase in the local rainfall associated with these storms.
January 29, 2021
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences regrets to inform of the passing of Professor Emeritus John E. Kutzbach on 29 January 2021. Professor Kutzbach was a professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from 1966 until his retirement in 2002. He was also former director and Senior Scientist of the UW-Madison Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research. A native of Wisconsin, Professor Kutzbach earned all of his degrees at UW-Madison: an undergraduate engineering degree in (1960), a M.S. degree (1961) and a Ph.D. (1966) in atmospheric sciences from the then Department of Meteorology.
January 21, 2021 | Spectrum News 1
Second on the list of priorities on the new White House Website is the climate. “President Biden will take swift action to tackle the climate emergency,” the website reads. "The Biden Administration will ensure we meet the demands of science, while empowering American workers and businesses to lead a clean energy revolution.”
“That was one very specific step that Biden thought would be important to take to symbolize to the world community that we're back in the climate change game in terms of negotiations with the rest of the world,” said Stephen Vavrus, a climate scientist with the University of Wisconsin - Madison.