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U.S. Weather and Climate 2016: 15 $1 Billion-Plus Disasters

Ranking as the second warmest year on record, 2016 was the 20th consecutive year average U.S. temperature exceed the norm. The 15 weather/climate related disasters that each resulted in losses of more than $1 billion contributed to making 2016 the second-worst year on record, according to NOAA’s latest annual report.

Citizen Science Projects Help Scientists Understand Past and Future Climate

With the rise of computer and social networks, crowdsourcing is changing the way we fund ideas, raise awareness of important issues and motivate community action. Citizen science projects is also a growing trend that lends itself to the crowdsourcing ┬áconcept, providing opportunities for interested citizens to use their computers and/or time to help with scientific research. The citizen-scientist The basic…

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American are increasingly aware of changing weather patterns

The Majority of Americans Feel Climate Change Impacts the Weather

New information indicates that approximately 75 percent of people feel that climate change is indeed the culprit when it comes to the changing weather patterns.