NOAA Climate Scientists Cruise Washington and Baltimore for Hotspots—of Greenhouse Gases and Air Pollutants

On a clear and crisp morning, with the sun beating down, Xenrong Ren and Phillip Stratton looked over plans for the day and fiddled with the gadgets installed in a black SUV parked outside the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Maryland.   “Today we’re going to do […]

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A Big Federal Grant Aims to Make Baltimore a Laboratory for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

For a five-year period starting this month, a team of scientists will study how atmospheric, climatic and environmental factors interact across Baltimore and develop adaptation strategies to make the city climate-change resilient, and equitable.  Tied to President Joe Biden’s goal of a net-zero carbon economy by 2050 and funded by a $66 million grant from […]

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