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Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Climate Study Finds Human Fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere Greening

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June 29, 2016—A multinational team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Climate Change Science Institute has found the first positive correlation between human activity and enhanced vegetation growth. The research team, led by Jiafu Mao of the Ecosystem Simulation Science group in the Environmental Sciences Division, used new

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Better Information is Needed to Understand Extreme Weather

Scientists need more credible and relevant information to help communities become more resilient. Researchers need improved techniques to be able to understand why the climate is changing, and the part humans play in this process, according to Professor Peter Stott, who leads the Climate Monitoring and Attribution team at the Met Office and is also

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Analyzing the Risks and Effects of Rising Sea Levels in Norfolk, Va.

In Norfolk, Virginia, an East Coast city that’s home to the world’s largest naval station and important seaports, catastrophic flooding could damage more than homes and roads. A new study from Sandia National Laboratories assesses how much the city, its region and the nation would suffer in damages to national assets and lost economic activity if it does nothing to address rising sea levels.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

British Army Stages Record-breaking Virtual Battle

The British army has conducted its largest virtual battle simulation, involving 220 soldiers. The experiment was carried out at the Army’s Land Warfare Centre in Warminster, Wiltshire. The two-hour scenario saw soldiers on computers completing virtual missions in a fictional French town. Read More