News Releases

14 May 2007
NASA Study Suggests Extreme Summer Warming in the Future

A new study by NASA scientists suggests that greenhouse gas warming may raise average summer temperatures in the eastern United States nearly 10 degrees Fahrenheit by the 2080s.

23 April 2007
CU-BOULDER STUDY TRACES DELAY IN NORTH AMERICAN MONSOON TO PACIFIC OCEAN WARMING

The southwestern United States has experienced a significant delay in its annual summer monsoon rains in recent decades due to warmer sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, according to a new study at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

2 April 2007
REPORT FINDS BETTER COORDINATION IS NEEDED TO DEAL WITH SPACE WEATHER IMPACTS ON AVIATION SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY

Better forecasts of space weather events and better use of those forecasts by the aviation industry could lead to safer operations and hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings for airlines, according to a new report by the American Meteorological Society and SolarMetrics.  The report, “Integrating Space Weather Observations & Forecasts into Aviation Operations,” is the outcome of a two-day workshop last fall among aviation and space weather experts.

1 March 2007
Taking Climate Change Discussions Beyond the Science - AMS Launches New Climate Policy Blog

URL:  http://www.climatepolicy.org/

The American Meteorological Society, the nation's leading professional soci­ety for those in the atmospheric and related sciences, launched a new weblog (“blog”) today to address the challenging policy issues related to climate change.  The goal is to help decision makers at all levels make sound policy based on the best available information.